From Caroline Glick, in a must read post:

It’s my prayer for coming year that US Jewish community will act with the majority of their fellow Americans to defend Israel.

What’s most stunning is that such a prayer even is needed.

Update: I should have pointed out that Glick cites extensively to Matthew Knee’s post here earlier in September, Democrats Cultivate Fear, Anti-Evangelical Hostility, To Drive Jewish Vote:

Matthew Knee discussed this issue  in depth in a recent article published at the Legal Insurrection  website….

THE 2005 AJC survey showed that  American Jews believe that 58% of American Muslims are anti- Semitic. That is,  American Jews are Muslim Americans’ strongest non-Muslim defenders at the same  time they are convinced that most Muslim Americans are anti-Semites. What can  explain this counterintuitive behavior? And how can we account for the apparent  pattern of incorrect Jewish perceptions of anti-Semitism among Evangelical  Christians on the one hand and fellow Democrats on the other hand.

As Knee argues, the disparity may very well be due to partisan loyalties. The  Democratic Party has openly engaged in fear mongering and demonization of  Evangelical Christians in order to maintain Jewish loyalty to the party. Knee  quotes then-Democratic national chairman Howard Dean’s statement that “Jews  should feel comfortable in being American Jews without being constrained from  practicing their faith or be compelled to convert to another  religion.”

As for Muslims, Knee cites a press release from the National  Jewish Democratic Council from March attacking Congressman Peter King’s hearings  on the radicalization of American Muslims. In the press release, the council  claimed that such hearings “can and will” harm religious tolerance in America.  That is, the council implied that by investigating the radicalization of  American Muslims – and its concomitant transformation of American Muslims into  supporters of the genocidal Jew-hatred endemic among radical Muslims worldwide – Rep. King is endangering Jews.

If American Jews are most concerned with  being able to maintain their loyalty to the Democratic Party, then it makes  sense for them to wildly exaggerate Evangelical anti-Semitism. It is reasonable  for them to underestimate African-American and Hispanic anti-Semitism, and  ignore the higher rates of anti-Semitism among Democrats than among Republicans.  Moreover, it makes sense for them to follow their party’s lead in failing to  address the dangers of global Islamic anti- Semitism.

None of this makes  sense, however, if American Jews are most concerned with defending Jews – in  America and worldwide – from anti-Semitic sentiments and violence.

And thanks to Clarice for the link to a NY Sun article about the deviousness of this administration when it comes to Israel — there is no choice but to throw out Obama in 2012 and Hillary along with him:

Secretary of State Clinton, in a sharp departure from her stance when she was a senator, is warning that any American action, even symbolically, toward recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel must be avoided for the reason that it would jeopardize the peace process.

Her warnings were issued in a brief she has just filed with the Supreme Court — in which she is arguing that a law she voted for when she was Senator is unconstitutional because it could require the U.S. government to give to an American citizen born at Jerusalem papers showing the birthplace as Israel.


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