Jews welcome Hagee
Rabbi Eric Yoffie, speaking at a conference of the liberal Reform rabbinical association of which he is president, urged attendees and other Jews not to attend events supporting Israel sponsored by Pastor John Hagee. Most Reform rabbis and their congregants are overwhelmingly liberal; Hagee and his Christian Zionist followers are conservative. Thus, for Yoffie, liberalism trumped broad based, diverse, pluralistic and multi cultural support for beleaguered Israel and Jews.
Pastor Hagee has been a true friend of Israel for many years. Christians United for Israel is among the strongest supporters of Israel in the United States.The signers of this letter have been chairmen of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and we appreciate and respect Pastor Hagee's dedicated efforts and those of Christians United for Israel.