What kind of new American president does Israel need? And can either of the two candidates provide it? It’s a topic under much discussion these days among the Jewish community here and abroad.
See this interesting discussion among a group of metro New York rabbis on a cable TV show about the upcoming U.S. elections: there is fear in some Orthodox quarters in northern New Jersey over Illinois Sen. Barack Hussein Obama, but the UWS liberals at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue have no such fears.
I would welcome a friend who, if he or she feels so, would come and talk to us and encourage policies they believe are both more in our interest or more in accordance with our mission….
If we insist that all of our friends adopt but one position, we are creating a standard of loyalty for friends much narrower than the standard we are applying for ourselves.