....you're right, history does repeat itself. About a 65 % majority of Jews who voted in 2008 voted for Obama. Why ? Because Jews have been attracted to Socialistic-styled governments which in turn, persecute them. Yes, history does repeat itself ,indeed.
Ya'alon okays administrative detention of Jewish extremist suspected in church arson (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel's looming war in Gaza: Can Obama stop it before it starts?