The influence of American Jews is over rated - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Natallie Durson
    • 21.04.10 | 13:46 (IDT)

    First of all American Jews are a very small minority, less than four percent of the population. That four percent is heavily concentrated in New York and Florida. Only the senators and congressmen from those two states have any reason at all to court the Jews. Jewish money has been of importance in elections in other areas of America. This has changed with the introduction of a new law which allows corporations to give unlimited donations to political campaigns. Liberals are very upset about this law, but, oh well. Now, almost anybody will be able to buy congressmen and senators, and not just AIPAC. The largest minorities in America are Hispanics and African Americans. Neither of those groups is anxious to send money, weapons, and soldiers to fight Israels wars. We have reached a parting of the ways. Israel just hasn't realized it yet.

    from the article: Indyk: If Israel manages alone, it can decide alone
    First published 11:34 21.04.10 | Last updated 22:41 21.04.10
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