Why Obama is better for Israel and the Jewish people - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • irv wengrow
    • 05.11.12 | 18:19 (IST)

    Lost in the 47% speech was Mr. Romney's blanket assessment that the Palestinians do not want peace. What an absurd statement for a potential leader to make - essentially disenfranchising the hopes of most of the Palestinian and Jewish people in Israel and abroad. How can a peaceful resolution ever be found when a potential American President express such disdain for the Palestinian people collectively. One little known factor regarding Mr. Obama was, as a State Senator, he became the "Shabbas Goy" for an observant friend. All I ever got from Mormon associates was encouragement to convert.

    from the article: Thanks, Mr. Romney, for explaining why Jews should vote Obama
    First published 13:36 05.11.12 | Last updated 13:36 05.11.12
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