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|Jewish Leader: Jewish Support for Obama Sinking Fast|
Previously overwhelming support for President Obama among Jews is sinking fast, Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, tells Newsmax.
Klein cites a recent Gallup Poll that found Obama’s approval rating among Jews in
I give a lecture almost every week around the country to Jewish groups, says Klein, whose organization of 30,000 members is the oldest pro-Israel group in the country. I began to see serious concern after Obama’s speech in
Jews became even more anxious when Obama gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to two of the most virulent anti-Israel people in the world, Mary Robinson of
More recently in the United Nations speech, Obama coupled supporting Israeli security with
That linkage has never been made by any president, ever, Klein notes. So that was an astonishingly new statement. This really frightens both Christian and American Jewish supporters of
In that speech, Obama condemned the occupation that started in 1967, giving it no context, not mentioning that
Moreover, Jews are worried that in the
As a child of survivors of the Holocaust, Klein says he was particularly offended by Obama’s comparison of the suffering of Palestinians with the Nazis’ murder of 6 million Jews during the Holocaust. I found this to be an abominable, odious, and ridiculously false analogy, he says.
While Klein’s parents survived, his father lost his eight brothers and sisters and all his aunts and uncles in Nazi concentration camps. Klein’s mother lost half of her family.
When it comes to
Based on the president’s speeches and many of his foreign policy appointments, Klein thinks Obama may become the most hostile president to
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