National Catholic Reporter: Pence roots administration’s support for Israel in faith

Trump has reneged on his promise to move the embassy, said Barbara Goldberg Goldman, a member of the executive committee of the National Jewish Democratic Council.

Goldman, who listened to Pence’s speech, said Pence was also wrong to claim that the new administration is any more committed to Israel than the last.

“In terms of deliverables with respect to Israel, nothing has happened,” Goldman said. And many, including former Israeli President Shimon Peres, considered President Obama a steadfast friend of Israel.

“To present this as a new day? No. It is a continuation of the strong unwavering bond that Israel has had with America and America has had with Israel,” she said.

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