"He is not an insider politician and he loves Israel.". Pete, FL
"He will be a better supporter of Israel. He hasn't killed anybody that we know of ...He is not a pathological liar. He wants to do what is best for America." Steve, TX
"Free market capitalism, small government, and our constitutional freedoms." Rodney, GA
"Trump is a doer. Trump will not sell out Israel, or Jews anywhere in fact. He is a true, down to earth, brilliant patriot and is as fed up as most Americans, and has the skill to build an excellent cabinet team to lead our way out of impending disaster that has been in fast gear since Obama and the racketeering regressives assumed power." Joel, FL
"Strong support for Israel. Best for a strong US economy. Understands the threat of Islamic Jihadists." Cliff, AL
" A veteran and a Jew for Trump. I am disgusted with the Clintons and our current administration's treatment of the military and veterans. I am 100% behind Trump!" Kimberly, Fl
"While Trump was never my first choice, Madame Secretary has proven she is the "last possible choice....I fear a nuclear 9/11. Out of those who have a chance of being sworn in on 20-January-2017 it seems like Donald John Trump is the last best good hope we have for the survival of both the US and our allies, especially our brothers in Israel..." John, OH
"I support Trump because he is the ONLY pro-Israel candidate in this election." Joe, CO
Aug. 12, 2016
We are convinced Donald Trump is the right candidate to choose in this presidential election for two reasons. Those reasons are Iran and Israel.
Iran - the primary financial supporter of global terrorism - poses an existential danger to Western values, culture and life. Israel opposes that mortal threat to Jews and the West. And it is the sanctuary of the Jewish people.
JewsChooseTrump.org is not seeking to persuade those who scoff at the danger of the first and at the importance of the second. Their priorities and values lead them in a different direction.
But for those who abhor the values and violence of the Islamic Republic of Iran and who cherish the Jewish State, we hope you’ll listen.
For one brief, shining moment about a year ago, we had attained the Holy Grail (l’havdil) of modern Jewry: virtually all Jews were united in fighting to prevent approval of the “Iran Deal.” We agreed then it was an existential issue.
Where did you all go?
Many American Jews now have self-inflicted amnesia about their commitment to defeating that cataclysmic deal and the rest of global Islamic terrorism, perhaps because they have regressed to other priorities, such as reproductive rights, policing, or political party purity.
But reproductive rights and every other domestic issue is controlled by either state or the federal legislatures, the president does not have exclusive control over them, as is the case with foreign policy, as enshrined in our Constitution.
So here are two stark choices. One, presidential candidate Donald J. Trump, who has consistently opposed the Iran Deal and who has pledged to do everything in his power to overturn it. And then there is Hillary Clinton, who started rolling the negotiations for the Iran Deal and who slapped AIPAC with her claim that the Iran Deal “has made the world safer.” Whom will you choose?
If, like us, you still believe the Iran Deal is catastrophic and the United States must do all we can to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons, the only choice is to vote for Trump.
The second reason we founded www.JewsChooseTrump.org is because the security of Israel and of all Israelis is one of our highest priorities. If Israel is vitally important to you, your choice is clear: Donald Trump.
True, early on Trump claimed he could work out a deal between the Israelis and the Arabs. But he listened and learned and brought in stalwart and knowledgeable Israel advisers. Those advisers have each worked for Trump for more than a dozen years. They know the man, they trust him and he trusts them.
Trump’s Israel advisers worked with legislators and advocates to write and help pass the incomparable Republican Party Platform Israel plank. That plank could not be achieved under previous party candidates; only Trump’s advisers resisted the pressure of those who sought more “evenhandedness” towards the Arabs rather than recognizing and protecting the historic and legal rights of Israel.
Trump’s opponent is Hillary Clinton: she of the public Suha Arafat smooch, given right after Suha lied about Israel poisoning gas to poison Arab women and children. Hillary, who bragged about her scathing verbal attack on Netanyahu for daring to approve building of homes for Jews in Jerusalem.
Hillary, for years the recipient of financial and other support from American Jews, counts among her closest advisers Huma Abedin, whose family is entrenched with the Muslim Brotherhood, and the anti-Israel Sidney Blumenthal, whose son Max’s vicious anti-Israel ravings were remarked on approvingly by Hillary in those infamous secret emails.
While Donald Trump chose Mike Pence, an ardent supporter of Israel as a running mate, Hillary Clinton chose J Street’s darling, Tim Kaine, who boycotted Bibi’s speech to Congress. Trump committed to moving the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem; Hillary won’t.
There are other reasons to support Trump over Clinton. His response to the Iranian threat is elemental to his clear-sightedness about the real danger facing America and the free world. He knows it is radical Islam. Clinton refuses to acknowledge that radical Islam is at war with us, she pretends these are people who need better jobs. ISIS proclaims they will be at war with us until we embrace their ideology. Trump names that truth. Clinton’s refusal to see it has made the world a more dangerous place and endangers our children’s future. A vote for Hillary Clinton (or refusing to vote) is to dismiss the importance of America’s security.
Also frightening, and true, is that if she becomes president, Clinton will be playing to her party’s Left, seeking approval from the heretofore fringe, now growing radical and anti-Israel wing of the Democratic party.
We choose Trump because we believe he will keep America, Israel and the free world safe from the dangers we face. If you agree, please join us at JewsChooseTrump.org.
This piece was written by Jews Choose Trump members Carol Greenwald, Richard Allen, Eve Stieglitz and Louis Sokol. Greenwald is the president of Potomac Investment Co., a financial advisory firm. Allen is the founder of JCCWatch.org. Stieglitz is the Jewish advisor for women on the National Diversity Coalition for Trump. Sokol is an Internet marketing consultant and entrepreneur in Sugar Land, Texas, a suburb of Houston.
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Originally published at the Forward http://forward.com/scribe/347562/two-reasons-trump-deserves-the-jewish-vote/?attribution=blog-article-listing-1-headline
"For the first time in many years I am finally hearing someone running for office willing to speak the truth. I was a Democrat for decades, and am appalled at the criminal corruption of Obama, Hillary and Bill, and the collusion of my Democrat representatives. The press has become a propaganda machine for the powerful. We are in great danger and both parties put us here." Doris, MD
"His understanding of finances will help us to become stronger, nationally and internationally. He gets that ISIS and others are out to destroy us and will not stop till we destroy them. He respects and understands what Israel is all about and how important this ally is to the US and to the Jewish people, even if they don't all understand." Marlene, VT
"His appointments to the SCOTUS are more likely to preserve the Constitution and less likely to destroy the country. He's also the only thing stopping hordes of illegal immigrants and unvetted Muslim refugees from pouring into the country." Joe, PA
" To protect this country from Hillary Clinton and especially to prevent Hillary Clinton from destroying the integrity of the Supreme Court of the United States. I want my children and grandchildren to live in the United States with liberty and justice for all." Bryna, FL
"I want Trump to win the presidential election becasue he is honest and will make our country great again!" Anne, TX
"Mr. Donald Trump is good for this country, Israel and those in this country who have been forgotten and left behind. I am convinced he would be good for the military and veterans especially." MGEN Sid (ret.) NC
"Israel is more important than abortion...Jews are putting gay marriage and "choice" above the survival of own people." Melissa, OH
"When there is a choice between good and evil, I possess the unusual belief that it is preferable to choose that which is NOT evil. Trump may have his flaws, but Hillary Clinton is evil incarnate." Eric, NY
"I love Trump! Donald Trump speaks for me. He is honest. He tells it like it is. He supports a strong America. He loves our military and first responders. He is not in the race for money or power, like Hillary is and always has been. Trump is going to make America great again!" Shelley, NV
We penned this op-ed to explain why Jews should choose Trump in the presidential election.
"The Iran deal Hillary supported and orchestrated with her Muslim friends is treason." David, NY
"We are Trump-ians. Clinton has a penchant for being expedient with her views on all subjects. She is crooked crooked crooked. Trump is tough, brash, determined, honest and patriotic and he will make a great president."Peter, CT
Why We Support Trump
"He is not a politician. He will build the wall, fix our economy and bring manufacturing and jobs back to America. He is our voice and I know he will put America first." Florine, FL
Jews around the US trusted that Trump would do the right thing for Israel. He's been proving us right. He and his team stand firmly in Israel's corner. We are grateful.
"Wouldn't even think of voting for Hil lie art. She would continue Obama's course with illegals and disrespecting our military." Mark, NY
"He is our last chance to return our country back to the right path." Charles, TX
"I feel his experience in business will translate well on the world stage. He has budget experience which can help our national debt situation. He is good for Israel and the Jewish people. He is smart enough NOT to pay Iran for hostages or make a bad nuclear deal as Obama/Hillary did. He is a proud patriot who wants to elevate America back to its former status as the greatest and strongest country in the world." Helene, NY
"I am a 90 year old child survivor of Hitler's Germany and a WW2 American veteran. With my background, how could I possibly vote for Hillary. Trump is my candidate." Henry, FL
"2016 is our last chance to avoid becoming an English speaking Venezuela." Mike, LA
"I admire, trust and am confident in the strength and unflinching integrity of this man, Donald Trump." Marcia, WA
"I feel Trump is supremely qualified to lead America back to the greatness that it had before Obama became President. I feel that our country is at a tipping point. If Hillary becomes President, I fear that the US will never recover." Susan, PA
"I am supporting Trump because I truly believe he can turn America around after eight years of Obama which have been a disaster!
I choose Trump because he, unlike Obama, would never have made the terrible deal with Iran nor given them $150 billion with which they can rearm all of Hezbollah and Hamas and further Iranian nuclear capabilities. Trump will never have the Muslim Brotherhood in his administration, support BDS or its supporters. Trump will never surround himself with quislings like Max and Sidney Blumenthal, Anne Marie Slaughter and Thomas Pickering.
I choose Trump because he will protect our Southern border and put a moratorium on "refugees" from terror states to help insure that we know whom we are welcoming into America.
I choose Trump because he will fight Islamic terrorism and destroy ISIS. I believe he will bring jobs back to America and improve trade.
I welcome the end of the march into dhimmitude and socialism, both of which are dead ends for our freedom loving country.
Hooray Trump!" Wendy, VT
"The Mideast is a mess. Iran is a bigger threat than ever. Under the Obama administration the threat to Israel has increased drastically. At the same time the relationship between Israel and America has been strained as never before. Trump will reverse the friction between our countries and give Israel the support it deserves. Hillary already has proven as Secretary of State that she cannot be depended on to support Israel." Alan, MA
At the UN General Assembly on December 21, 2017, President Trump courageously had the US stand with Israel against virtually the entire world. President Trump chose to stand with Israel and to chastise America's other allies for their hypocrisy. He did more than that; he said that actions have consequences and that America would financially penalize those nations who opposed the US recognition of Israel's capital and the US moving its embassy to Jerusalem.
The US media did not focus on the fact that a record 65 states did not vote in favor of the resolution condemning American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Instead the media highlighted that our European allies voted against the US without pointing out how these nations have become hostages to their growing Muslim populations and to threats of terrorism.
Many Jews criticize President Trump but love to heap praise on Ambassador Nikki Haley as if her clear voice in support of Israel at the UN reflected anything other than the policies of President Trump. Ambassador Haley is President Trump's representative; she is not a free agent. It is Trump's policies she expounded when she said at the UN:"America will put our embassy in Jerusalem. That is what the American people want us to do, and it is the right thing to do. No vote in the United Nations will make any difference on that.
But this vote will make a difference on how Americans look at the UN and how we look at countries who disrespect us at the UN. And this vore will be remembered."
American Jewish communal organizations were quick to denounce the UN vote, but they could not bring themselves to praise President for his courageous stand. By their partisan actions, they forfeit their right to speak for the communal interests of American Jews.
Their failure makes it crucially important that we coalesce in grassroots organizations to speak out and that we re-elect a Republican Congress in 2018 so that President Trump can continue to stand firmly with Israel.
Over the opposition of the rest of the world, President Trump Chose the Jews. Thank you, Mr. President.
"With Trump we at least have the possibility of change in the right direction...With Hillary, there's no question that we're a dead nation....a nation's survival is about its borders, its language, and its culture...Get behind the one candidate who can motivate by example and provide us the leadership to return the USA to its proper place both within and without. Support Donald Trump." Avrohom, NY
"Conservative values, strong on national security, and destroying ISIS, will approve conservative judges." Luis, NY
"There is no perfect. But there are ones that are pure evil...and that is Hillary Clinton. Mr. Trump has the best interests of our country, our people, and the State of Israel at heart. He may not be perfect (but who of us is?) but he's head over heels better than the murderer Hillary Clinton. Vote Trump!" Sue MI
"I have been a Democrat all my life but now I'm voting for Trump because #1 Your support for Israel #2 Border control #3 The need for a strong military." Shulamit, FL
Why Jews Should Vote for Trump
"We need a strong hero to drive America in the right direction and be friends with Israel.This wold be Donald Trump! We had enough of terrorists and America is really going downhill. Forget Hillary Clinton. She should be locked up. It would be a good idea to show in an ad how many homeless people there are in every state in our country and how many lost their jobs because of NAFTA signed by Bill Clinton, Hillary's husband."Jean-Louis, CA
"He's got the gumption, experience and intelligence to lead this country to a better and greater future." Paul, NY
Trump Chose the Jews
"Any of us voting for Hillary shows a particular disdain towards Israel's survival.", Ralph, NY
"As First Lady, Hillary did not rebuke Mrs. Arafat; as Secretary of State [she] began the Iran nuclear talks. Do we need to say more?" Ken, PA