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    • Haram Azatz
    • 13.11.12 | 02:13 (IST)

    AMERICAN Jews were voting in the AMERICAN elections. Why would Israel be the #1 priority when deciding who to vote for? Will Israeli place US interets (or the Jewish Diaspora) as their highest priority when they vote in two months?!?! The fact that 90% of American Jews vote in American elections as responsible citizens should not serve as an indication that they are losing interest for Israel (not even that they belong to one political camp or the other.) On another matter: as a subscriber to HaAretz, I feel offended by the insinuation that the newspaper should try to convince the Israeli public of the injustice of the occupation (and I actually do think that the Occupation is eroding the soul of the State of Israel and of the Jewish People) - the goal of the newspaper should be to report the facts and let they speak for themselves. If I wanted anything different, I would watch Fox News instead of reading HaAretz.

    from the article: American Jews are giving up on Israel
    First published 05:55 12.11.12 | Last updated 05:55 12.11.12
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