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    • Judy Tanner
    • 16.07.06 | 14:58 (IDT)

    Let me be frank. I am a citizen of the United States; I am a Democrat; I am politically active; I am a Christian; and last but definitely not least, I am a Zionist. Full stop. Why? Well, Israel is a democracy, first and foremost. Israel is also the best and almost the only reliable ally that the United States has in Israel’s very bad neighborhood. And let us not forget that the fate of Israel is very important to many Christians in the United States. Consequently, I approve of the support that my country and my government gives to the state of Israel, and I use what resources I have to encourage my country and my government to give more support to the state of Israel, notwithstanding the great differences that I have with our current federal administration.

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    First published 00:00 16.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 16.07.06
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