Rabbi Eckstein voices this need for U.S.-Israel solidarity in a statement supporting Kurdish independence.
Stand for Israel Blog - Middle east unrest
As those of us who stand for Israel and the U.S. call for a stop to terrorism, it should be noted that recent pressure on Qatar for its role in supporting terror has done more than previous years of cajoling.
Arab states - including Saudi Arabia and Egypt - have cut ties with the nation of Qatar because of its ongoing support of terror, a measure which Qatari officials claim is "unjustified."
Israel has objected to Jordanian claims that the killing of a terrorist who stabbed a police officer was a "heinous crime," while the terrorist himself is seen as a "martyr."
Recep Tayyip Erdogan promises to protect the Holy City from Jews while also blasting Israel for "killing children."