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June 20, 2009
August 22, 2012 10:40 PM
WOW! What a speach! Is there anyone else in the great House, the Congress, with similar thoughts? Israel, and the Jewish people as a whole, need friends like Sen. Menendez. Especially now, that new ramblings are coming out of Iran a-new. I, for one, salute you, Sir! Well done, Sir. May God bless you, Sir.
June 4, 2012 5:53 PM
It is as powerful, eloquent, and true today as it was almost three years ago.
Well done Senator! A pity there are not more like you.
January 2, 2010 5:21 AM
Bravo Senator Menendez
Bravo, Bravo. Finally, a light shines.
July 6, 2009 11:17 AM
Fantastic. Every word Senator Mendendez spoke is true. No one has express this better than the Senator.
Lawrence S. Ross,MD,
July 3, 2009 9:10 PM
superb review of the facts
Unfortunately, the obsessive desire by Arabs [including the millions of Moslems who have immigrated to Europe and spread venom in all of those countries] to exterminate Israel has been gaining momentum. Those who are "neutral" are more concerned about their fuel than the survival of Jews and Israel. Sen. Menendez' speech is like a tiny flashlight illuminating a desert. The festering hatred is not extinguished by reason or negotiation---as Hitler and his Nazi followers so well illustrated less than 70 years ago!
July 2, 2009 11:50 PM
Menendez on Israel's history
Way to go. The world needs to see what you see.
June 30, 2009 6:39 AM
I respect them.
He is correct 100% . The universe owes a lot to Jewish people. They are builders, creators not fighters. They were born to create peace, not to destroy. As a none Jew I stand behind them.
June 29, 2009 3:57 PM
That was a an amazing speech; two lines really struck me. When describing Israel and its' neighbors the Senator said: "But we cannot erase the moral distinctions between tyranny and freedom and we must not edit history"
and when describing Israel's role in the world:
"it is..an island of refuge that can stand firm no matter how stormy the sea of history"
Thank you Senator for showing true moral distinction.
Sam Davis Omekara,
June 29, 2009 1:15 PM
History in its Finest Hour
G-d bless you Senator Menendez. You have chosen to stand on the right side of history. This powerful speech will cut through the hearts of men of goodwill.
June 29, 2009 2:12 AM
Please, G-d, open the ears of Barack Obama to hear this message!
Please, G-d, open the ears of Barack Obama to hear this message! There are hardly any places where the actual history of Israel and the Jewish people is being spoken but this is one of them. Obama, along with all of the news reporters, are only listening to the revisionist versions being spewed out by the "Palestinians" and other Arab nations and anti-Semites. The United States is NOT a Muslim nation, by any stretch of the imagination, nor have the Arab nations made any significant level of contributions to the world of science and medicine, despite Obama's declarations in Cairo. Let the truth be heard and be heard clearly!! Let the truth be the message that gets press and not the lies that are continually being generated by the Arab media machine.
June 22, 2009 2:08 AM
Finally, a breath of fresh air. We can see you are an intelligent, moral & just person who has the ability to see truth and speak for what is right. You should be blessed abundantly for your kindness to Israel.
June 22, 2009 12:58 AM
This is great!
June 21, 2009 11:34 PM
Senator Menendez that sets the record straight
wow, what a powerful speech from a democrat.
Herman Seaborn, Jr.,
June 21, 2009 10:18 PM
This is the Truth !
I pray that our President thats this speech to heart, so the blessings of God to continue to rest upon us.
June 21, 2009 8:46 PM
It is an Honor to hear the speaker and I think we shall have more of said.
June 21, 2009 8:09 PM
On Israel by Bob Mendez
Thought you would enjoy this. Very informative
June 21, 2009 6:55 PM
Thank you Senator. We need more like you.
David S. Levine,
June 21, 2009 6:46 PM
A Terrific Speech
This Republican says Kol ha-Kavod to this good man! A wonder statement of support which distances him from Carter, Hillary and Obama. More of this needs to be encouraged from other Democrat senators and congressmen. Call his office and thank him for this speech and call your senators and ask why they haven't done the same.
June 21, 2009 4:47 PM
Thank you for your welcome statement, Sen. Menendez
As an American born Jew who has just returned to the USA after livng in Israel for 36 satisfying, exciting, wonderful years, I welcome your comments with all my heart, Mr. Menendez. My age and circumstances forced me to return reluctantly -- but your comments help make proud of our representatives in the USA political world. Thank you.
June 21, 2009 4:01 PM
excellent and fair and truthful and to the point
Will this speech by Bob Menendez be publicized so the world can hear it?
June 21, 2009 3:58 PM
LETTHE TRUTH BE KNOWN!!!!!!!!!!
This has got to be the best speech that I have ever heard. Let the truth be know.. Let the world know that truth. Let Obama know the truth and get off of Israel's back.
June 21, 2009 3:56 PM
Thankfully there are democrats who are informed, understanding and passionate about the important friendship and relationship we have with Israel. God bless this senator for his determination to set the record straight. Thank you!
June 21, 2009 3:31 PM
a powerfull speech!!!! Bravo!!!!!!
The whole world should listen to this POWERFULL speech. The Senator IS A MENSCH!!!!!
June 21, 2009 3:07 PM
May G-d Bless you, Mr. Menendez, for speaking the truth
Thank you, Mr. Menendez, for this speech that you recently gave in the Senate chambers. I hope that you see these comments that are written about this video and I especially hope that Mr. Obama heard your speech.
A few comments, if I may...there were actually over a million Jews who were displaced from Arab countries in 1948, including Iran and also there were Jewish families who lived in some of their Arab countries for well over 1000 years, some even close to 2000 years, predating the advent of Islam.
Aside from these couple of clarifications, RIGHT ON!!! to all that you said. In Hebrew we say, Yasher Koach...may you go from strength to strength. Oh, and I'm a citizen of your state, by the way.
June 21, 2009 2:50 PM
Wow! We need to hear more from Senator Menendez
Finally, in these times, a Democrat i could vote for!
June 21, 2009 2:35 PM
Truth will win out.
A most excellent speech. I would only wonder what time of day it was made. I would also wonder where those senators that sit in those seats were at the time of this speech, or were they just ashamed to be seen during a pro-Israel speech?
June 21, 2009 2:06 PM
You should be president Mr Menendez! What a breath of fresh air to hear the truth expressed so clearly. Why can't the rest of the world understand this? Let's davan that Moshiach comes soon and sets the world straight
June 21, 2009 1:16 PM
Terrific Speech -- He hits all the important truths.
Thank you, Senator Menendez. I hope the President took your words to heart and that he will keep them in mind, too.
June 21, 2009 1:11 PM
Thank you to Sen. Menendez
June 21, 2009 12:53 PM
We need more like him!
This is very long, but very well done. You can listen to parts of this.
June 21, 2009 12:40 PM
Bravo Senator Mendez
Stirring, mind provoking, factual, undeniably a true picture of Israel's struggle against all odds to continue fighting for it's inalienable right to to exist & its desire to live in peace even with those who would wish her demise ! G-D's Chosen have suffered untold & unspeakable calamities but continue to survive & lead the world in their myriad of contributions for the benefit of all of society. With G-D's Everlasting Covenant the people of The Torah will overcome & all adversities & never be subdued.
June 21, 2009 12:12 PM
email this to my email pls
June 21, 2009 12:04 PM
Thank you for this enlightening historical reading that reminded me why Israel exists.
June 21, 2009 12:04 PM
Senator Menendaz succintly summed it up
totally. Bravo Senator.
June 21, 2009 9:42 AM
that was an impressive well researched speech. it''s nice ro know that at least one american politician is on israels side
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