American Jews Support Social Justice - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 01.11.10 | 02:36 (IST)

    There are a variety of American Jews, many of which have developed their own personal relationship to G-d. This is based on a Jewish heritage of values integrated with today's realities. We are not schackled to rituals and beliefs that have lost their relevance. The world evolves, and we must continue to be relevant in the applicaton of our ideals. Even today the traditions of truth, justice and social justice have a significant influence on our lives. And that is how we depart from the tendencies of an Israel anchored to land and policies that fail to reflect the heritage of social justice. We support Obama because he is the best opportunity to do good that we believe in. Judaism is how you live your life, not how you protect a piece of land.

    from the article: Listen to American Jews' stand on Israel
    First published 01:29 31.10.10 | Last updated 01:29 31.10.10
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