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2012 DNC Platform and Israel

From Daniel Harper at The Weekly Standard: An Obama campaign official confirmed to THE WEEKLY STANDARD that President Obama “personally” intervened to alter the Democratic platform to include a reference to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The new platform, adopted this evening at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, now includes pro-Israel language that the previous document did not. The ...

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2012 Democratic Platform on Jerusalem, Israel

The 2008 Democratic Party Platform said this about Jerusalem, Israel: Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel. The parties have agreed that Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations. It should remain an undivided city accessible to people of all faiths. However, the 2012 Democratic Party Platform has said nothing about Jerusalem, Israel, and the language about ...

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