Jerusalem and the Jewish Electorate

Despite the rockets from Gaza and the broader Middle East on the precipice, Jews and Muslims recently found a most intriguing way to set aside their differences. And, yes, Obama, whom both sides heavily supported at the U.S. polls, stands ready to take all the credit. "By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion" (Psalm 137:1). Okay! So it's not that bad, but I suppose many of us felt that way after the election. Reading further in Psalms we get a glimpse of why Jews may have voted for Obama. "If I forget you, Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill" (Psalm 137:5). Do most Jews use the right hand to vote? Forward, as Mr. Obama would say, to a week after the election. Muslims and Jews in the Holy Land continue lobbing rockets back and forth. Exit polls show that 85% of Muslims voted for Obama while Jews voted slightly less at 69% for the administration. It's believed that the 31% of Jews, who voted for Romney or another candidate, either remember Jerusalem...(Read Full Article)

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