Skip to comments.Liberal Jews Turn on Obama
Posted on 06/01/2012 12:18:27 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
Have pro-Israel liberalsat least some of the intelligent onesfinally had enough of President Obama's incompetence and dithering with respect to Israel and the Middle East?
Apparently. First, there was the extraordinary column by well-known journalist Ari Shavit, a man of the left, in Israel's newspaper of the left, Haaretz, last Thursday. Here are the highlights (but by all means read the whole thing here):
(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...
0bama, the first gay, muslim president.
2 + 2 = ?
What do you think “Polish death camps” was all about?
A change would give me some hope : )
uh huh... They might bitch now but they always go home on election day.. And home is the democrat plantation..
Sad but true.
Most of these secularized American Jews see no historical need for a land of Israel dedicated to their people. Even Israeli leftist Jews are still Israeli and have some fealty to the place. Not so for American leftist Jews.
“Liberal Jews Turn on Obama”
NO, they won’t. American liberal jews and even normal non-GOP Jews will vote Dem. You can bet on it. Just like blacks and latinos, voting for a Pubbie’ is beyond their comprehension.
Don’t hold your breath, these are Israelis talking. Self-hating liberal Jews in the US dislike Israel as much as they dislike the US.
Alas, not the ones I've met. Most maintain that he's done a great job, that I'm paranoid, and too biased to see the subtle improvements he's made that build the foundation for the long term good of the country.
With all due respect, liberal jews have turned against Jews (and Israel) long ago.
(Small cap on jew when preceded by the curse-word “liberal” intended).
[ With all due respect, liberal jews have turned against Jews (and Israel) long ago.
(Small cap on jew when preceded by the curse-word liberal intended). ]
The only country in whole G-D Forsaken middle east that has Women’s Rights and protects Gays from being killed by their government and the liberals are the first to sell it down the river in favor of their “multicultural(sic) muslim pals”....
Traditional Reform Judaism had no use or need for Zionism, having replaced “The Temple” with a lot of local temples throughout the world, and thereby considering Israel to be nothing more than an historical relic. With the establishment of Israel, this was an inconvenience that the “new” Reform movement has tried to adjust to. But I am sure that the existence of Israel as the “home” of Judaism is something that Liberal Reform/secular Jews could live without.
Another boo hoo moment. American Jews consistently choose to pay tribute to their executioner.
Valerie Jarrett wrote that damn speech in Cairo, bet anything. She is an Arab and this is an Arab administration.
American Jews, with both hands, helped elect this human personality disorder who sits in the WH overseeing Israel as a plantation, while they ignore and reject Republican WASPS, who would crawl through glass on their hands and knees to comfort and provide for Israel’s defense and autonomy.
Their unconscienable voting habit looks no further than for the (D) in any ballot box. Let them eat quiche crumbs from the table they set for themselves with the Arab host they elected to entertain them.
It’s about time!
I will believe this when I see it. Oh sure, maybe 3% of Jews will flip. I’m infinitely skeptical of anything over a single-digit flip.
I am convinced Valerie Jarrett is behind the policy and Obama is the straight man who provides her ME policy the detached bravado it requires but belched up from his acute personality disorder.
With this uneducated, uncaring electorate we'll need all the votes we can get to rid ourselves of this anti-American traitor!!!
I’ll believe this when I see the exit polls in November.
This is politically correct Hard Left lip service toward Israel.
75% of American Jews will never walk away from their Socialist agenda, even if that means harm to Israel.
Agreed. I’ve been to Reformed “Synagogues”, and most attendees don’t believe in G-d. They do, however, believe in the primacy of the Democrat Party.
Chabadniks are maybe 50% R / 50% D. It’s a little more balanced politically, and they do believe in G-d!
Obama could openly take a leak in their Manishevitz and this November? They’ll vote for him.
I was at a Purim festival at a Synagogue in Seattle, Temple Beth El on 35th N.E., in which they literally substituted “Bush” for “Haman” so everyone could Boo appropriately.
For you Christians, that’s like substituting “Romney” for “Judas” at Easter.
What had they been smoking? Haman was bad news for the exiled Jews in Persia. Now somehow George W. Bush was bad news for Jews in the USA? How so?
The founding of modern Israel, in fact, had more to do with Christians than it did with Reform Jews. To be exact, Protestants and evangelicals with a particular theological view which took the Old Testament more literally than their forebears did. And I tend to agree with these Christians. As part of the final acts of the world drama, Jews will once more converge upon their holy land, conquer their mortal enemies, and there will be a brand new temple erected. Then Christians and modern Jews differ on what comes next; Christians insist that Jesus Christ will be recognized by the Jewish people.
Never mind. They’ll still vote or him in the hundreds of thousands.
“Chabadniks are maybe 50% R / 50% D. Its a little more balanced politically, and they do believe in G-d!”
OHH! A synagogue with only 50% commies/treasonous on two feet!
Be still my beating heart.
Oops, make that “Calm down, gag reflex!”
As time passed, the fact that Obama wrote the speech himself, against the advice of all his advisers, was made public.
Because Obama is a (secret) Muslim!
What can Romney do to reach out to these voters specifically, some of whom have never voted Republican for President before?
Poll: US Jews favor Obama, don’t consider Israel when voting
New national poll conducted for the Workmen’s Circle, a Jewish activist organization, finds that Obama out-polls Romney by 59% to 27% among Jews Survey also shows that economic justice is main driver of Jewish vote, whereas attachment to Israel is not a strong factor in presidential voting decision....
So he will only get 60% of the Jewish vote.
“economic justice” = euphemism for marxism.
When someone mentions “ecomonic justice”, have your pistol handy just in case. A mugging is almost surely at hand.
Can you please provide me with a link to that story?
A day or two ago, there was a story to the contrary: a synagogue in Miami had arranged for Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to speak in the sanctuary. When a wealthy Republican member of the congregation heard of the plan, he demanded that the event be held in the auditorium with a Republican present on stage to counter Wasserman-Schultz. As of now, the event has been canceled.
If you're talking about pro-Israel voters, Jewish voters for whom Israel is a major concern, Romney need not do anything more than he has been doing: pointing out that he regards Israel as a valuable and reliable ally in the Middle East and bash Obama for his pro-Islamic, pro-Palestinian, pro-Iranian positions which have put Israel at risk.
Obama is generally despised in Israel, for good reason. In 2008, McCain got 3/4 of the votes of Americans abroad in Israel. This year, Romney, simply by being the anti-Obama, will do better than that.
I don’t believe this.
Yes, it is hard to believe.