The Republicans were not trying to gain the Jewish vote, they were trying to increase the Jewish American vote. There is still a difference. As a US citizen I deplore the involvement of Israel and politicians in the American elections. I am grateful that Jewish American voters saw through the Republican ruse. Mr. Obams's success does put some day light between our two country's. It is in the interest of Israel that our leaders develop a common policy approach to the issue of Iran and neculear weapons. Both countries need to be responsible partners and respect boundaries.
Trump: Middle East would be more stable if Saddam, Gaddafi still in power (Reuters)
from the article: Iran to take center stage again on new-old President Obama’s agenda