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Sundown: Paul On the Outs With Jewish GOP

But Obama is in with Israelis, and more in the news

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Rep. Ron Paul last month.(Alex Wong/Getty Images)

• Rep. Ron Paul is very loudly excluded from next week’s Republican Jewish Coalition candidate forum, prompting the Paulistas to not be too happy. [Washington Jewish Week]

• President Obama’s standing with Jews has turned sharply for the better. Israeli Jews. [Politico]

• Syria is basically officially in a state of civil war. [NYT]

• Uriel Heilman has a counter-conventional wisdom take on the controversial Israeli ad campaign. [JTA The Telegraph]

• Go Spurs! The English Premiere League’s historically Jewish side has been on a tear. [WSJ]

• Following a lawsuit, a Chabad rabbi will be permitted to keep his beard while serving as a U.S. Army chaplain. [JTA]

Taking its cues from Phish, legendary D.C. post-punk band Fugazi has made recordings of most of its shows available for download. Literary editor David Samuels interviewed frontman Ian MacKaye a few months back.

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I’m not a Paul supporter but who would want to be on the ins with the Jewish GOP?

Whatever one thinks about Paul’s views, he’s entitled to participate in this forum, and excluding him from a panel discussion more or less rules out the possibility establishing some kind of dialogue with someone whose influence with a large number of voters greatly exceeds his electability quotient. Likewise the possibility to engage with him, and to try to persuade him that it actually is in America’s interest to maintain a robust relationship with Israel.

Whoever kept him off the roster is an idiot, and the he should be invited, with apologies for the initial decision.

Actually, Marc, I’d enjoy reading one of your interviews with Paul. It’s absurd to pretend that he doesn’t exist or that his views aren’t shared.

Jewish supporters of Ron Paul issued a rebuttal, actually, so you are wrong to say he is on the outs with ‘Jewish Republicans.’

He is only on the outs with this one, tiny group that wants a bidding war for their issues rather than a debate.

Julian Alien says:

So the so called Republican Jews are proving that they are not really Americans at all,just infiltrators and spies,heck if they plot an attack on a foreign country or try to manipulate our elective process while in this country that should be considered treason.The American people have spoken,no support for Israel.Netanyahu has stated he does not need the support.This message is not aimed at all Jews,just those ashkenazi scum that defile the world.True colors.

Bill Pearlman says:

I see the anti-semites are really coming out from under the rocks on this one

J Trem says:

pffffft antisemitism , what a joke ,just more zionist immaturity and delusion at its worst such cowards they are , hiding from the truth as they do .this article has only served to further insult the RJC already pathetic rep . another paranoid fanatical islamophobic organization that has and will continue to be laughed at by the vast majority of america , remember zionist cowards, the world is watching, you lose .

Go to the Republican Jewish Coalition website , call them , express your dismay :) america voice will be heard

Jules links to “Press TV” the pro Hezbollah Iranian news outlet which denies the Holocaust and is one of the main sources of antisemitism.

Why am I not surprised?

The more Jules post the more he reveals himself as a disgusting Jew hater.

He should be excluded from the form here.

jacob arnon says:

Jules links and quotes Press TV the official pro Hezbollah Iranian “news outlet” and propaganda. They also deny the Holocaust.

jacob arnon says:

J Trem get a life.

I am not a Republican but Republican groups (Jewish or not) have a right to include and exclude anyone they wish.

Politics is a partisan game.

Bill Pearlman, despite you objection to the source this is an actual story. If needs be other sources can be found from other media regarding this story easily and readily. You really are ridiculous.

jacob arnon says:

I don’t know who this pro-Hezbollah Jules
thinks he is talking to, but where a story appears matters matters very much.

If a story appeared in a KKK weekly or in Muhammad Speaks even though it’s the same story it would carry significant different overtones.

Jules is as ignorant as he is bigoted, the putz.

jacob arnon says:

Live TV is a Holocaust denying Ahmadinejad supporting Iranian T V network.

Jules loves that stuff.

Project project…you’re really sicker than even evenly realize. Bully boys are back.

Concerning the war crimes tribunal and Bush and Blair (from a non-Iranian and non-boogie man news source)

I you guys are defending this obscenity and atrocity I truly feel sorry for you. It probably indicates that you are just unreachable and are lacking in terms of just a simple human conscience.

Good day.

Yeah, I would say so. Void of conscience, a total ugly abscess.

Bill Pearlman says:

Do you ever go to a movie or a ball game. Or do you sit in a dark room and think about Jews all the time?

As a Jew I tend to think about Judaism, Jews and Jewry…who pays you to post your hate? Bibi baby and adorable Avigdor?

Wanna tell me about your comic book collection?

Would never vote for Paul, but excluding him from a debate is foolish. It only plays into the conspiracy theories his supporters lap up so eagerly.

Jules, “as a Jew” do you have any opinion on the parsha we read this morning?

Bill Pearlman says:

Jules is about has Jewish has Mengele.

Jacob.Arnon says:

The pathetic pro Hezbollah Jules calls posters who pointy out his pro Islamo totalitarian leanings “bullies.”

That’s like Eichmann calling his judges at his trial for crimes against humanity “Bullies.”

Jules knows that he is unconvincing which is why he has to post the same comments ten times.

This is what propagandists do. Repeat lies.

jzsnake says:

So the non-interventionist Paul wants to intervene in the Jewish Republican Forum. Lol! BTW, he has a snow balls chance in hell winning the nomination.

Jason M says:

Why is it that the topic of Ron Paul anywhere – ANYWHERE – brings dozens of hyperactive tinfoil hat commenters?

Considering their defensiveness and undying fealty most closely resemble the Mormons (the exact same phenomenon happens if there’s a post ANYWHERE criticizing the Mormon church), I’m going to consider Ronpaulianism the first major cult of 21st century America.

Your point is well taken and I agree with regard to Mormons and Mormonism but hardcore Zionists also have an intellectually oppressive zeal in their uncritical fealty to Israel which verges on blind unquestioning fanaticism.


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