Wednesday, June 4, 2008

It's Obama. And he says he's a friend of Israel

We here in the Canadian Jewish community are keeping a close watch on this electoral business in the U.S.

As most of the world now knows, Barack Obama secured the Democratic nomination this week. So, is he friend or foe to Israel?

According to his speech to AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) this week, he's squarely on the side of Israel. We'll see how this plays out in the coming months.

Read more about Obama's take on all things Israel here.

Oh, and it looks like Hillary Clinton will now lobby hard to be Obama's right-hand woman and VP.

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