Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Mixed reviews for Biden's wartime visit to Israel

(JNS) — “I came to Israel with a single message: You are not alone,” U.S. President Joe Biden posted on social media on Wednesday. As Air Force One returned stateside, some critics say the president should have left well enough alone, even as America’s close ally is at war.

Biden’s several hours in Israel proved “a missed opportunity to show strength and secure the release of American hostages,” wrote the Republican National Committee.

Biden barely mentioned the kidnapped Americans but did announce $100 million in new funding for Gaza, “showering Hamas terrorists with more taxpayer funding.”

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