Obama warns of dangers to Israel if Iran deal blocked: U.S. Jewish leader

August 5, 2015 6:53 AM

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Obama warns of dangers to Israel if Iran deal blocked: U.S. Jewish leader

JERUSALEM President Barack Obama told U.S. Jewish leaders it was likely rockets would fall on Tel Aviv if a nuclear deal with Iran was blocked and military action ensued, one of them said on Wednesday.

In a separate appeal to American Jews, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a fierce opponent of the July 14 accord, pushed back in a webcast on Tuesday against the Obama administration's argument that the agreement was the only way to avoid eventual war with Iran.

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