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American Jewry's Cherished Values

Richard265 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 3:48 PM
It's funny, American conservative christians have been the best friends of Israel and the jews yet American jews consistantly vote liberal. It's almost like they want to see Israel stand alone against the muslim world.
Blusportie Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 5:49 PM
You've described the situation perfectly, and it's the most baffling thing I've ever seen. We love the Jewish people more than they seem to love themselves.
Alice153 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 10:49 AM
Lack of the truth in their hearts, pure and simple. When the Savior came, they preferred the tyrant they hated to the God who loved them. We must be careful we do not try to depend on material things instead of the promise of God. Even though we may believe Christ, standing in the day of adversity requires constant vigilence in our souls and closeness with God. Many of us may stand naked before Christ, saved only because of the grace of God but sripped of any rewards.

Decades ago, the sociographer Milton Himmelfarb coined the aphorism that "American Jews earn like Episcopalians and vote like Puerto Ricans." And his words ring as true today as ever. Surveys show that roughly 70 percent of American Jews intend to cast their ballots for President Barack Obama's reelection next month.

Himmelfarb's quip indicated that American Jews abjure their economic interests in favor of their liberal values. Certainly it is true that for American Jews to vote for Obama next month they must act against their economic interests.

Obama's economic policies have taken a huge toll on the economic...