2 Million Views: Jewish Democrats for Romney Video (VIDEO)

October 14, 2012 8:04 pm 6 comments

Screenshot from the video.

Election crunch time is here, and when push comes to shove it seems even some Jewish Democrats are increasingly concerned about a 2nd Obama term. Albeit taken from a very small sample size and likely holding a substantial margin of error, a recent remarkable poll showed Romney leading Obama by 44-40 among likely Jewish voters.

New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, an orthodox Jew who is a strong supporter of Israel recently appeared on Fox News saying that: “The bottom line is, let’s get this straight, for all Democrats across America – the president does not like the prime minister of the state of Israel – that is a fact that you cannot deny.” Hikind also said that he didn’t trust Obama to defend Israel’s security “The last time that the president said he had Israel’s back, I became very concerned.”

A great 18-minute viral video, entitled “Absolutely Uncertain” questioning the wisdom of those American Jews who plan to vote for Obama has attracted over 2 million views in the two weeks since it has been released.  Owning a public relations agency, I know that this amount of views is very significant for a viral video. The video is narrated by a 23-year-old Jewish New Yorker, Irina Kot (a member of RAJE, the Russian-American Jewish Experience), who voted for Obama in 2008.

Kot is the voice of many American Jews of all ages who are – rightfully – questioning a President who called on Israel to return to the 1967 borders and has been no friend to the Jewish State during his 4 years in the White House.  The video is very well done, and features interviews with journalists and politicians, including Harvard Professor Alan Dershowitz, former Mayor of New York City Ed Koch, Senator Joseph Lieberman, Rep. Eliot Engel as well as relevant news clips.

The video which can be viewed below is catchy, interesting and provides food for thought for all American Jews.

Ronn Torossian is CEO of 5WPR, he can be followed on twitter at @rtorossian5wpr. Torossian is a philanthropist who is on the board of a number of non-profit organizations, including RAJE.


6 Comments

  • Democrats for Romney who live in the LA Area:

    Please vote for friend of Israel Bill Bloomfield, who is running against Obama stalwart Henry Waxman in the Santa Monica Bay’s 33rd Congressional District.

    Visit waxmanwatch.blogspot.com for more information!

    End the 38-year tenure of Henry Waxman.

    Bill Bloomfield for the 33rd!

  • He is Barack Hussein Obama. From his name it is obvious where he stands on the Middle East. People were warned before the last election that he would not be a supporter of Israel – if he gets a second term, as he told the Russians, he will have more flexibility and what then for Israel? I am not a Jew but I believe for world security America needs to support Israel.

  • At around 8:40 into the video it proves it is propaganda. The CNN reporter was stating Obama personally insisted that Jerusalem is Israel’s Capitol be part ot the Democratic platform. This video set up the words to say just the opposite of the truth.
    Republicans like Romney will support Israel only to bring back their savior Obama’s military actions speak louder.

  • Shalom Schwarz

    I have lived in Israel for over 35 years and closely follow both Israeli and US politics. I don’t like Bibi, but I vote for him every time and will continue to do so. You don’t need to like the Prime Minister or President. You need to vote for the one that will be the best leader for your country. I am always dumfounded that American Jews think that Israel is the primary issue for their vote.

  • Everyone needs to get out the vote for Romney regardless where they live. If you are a Romney supporter in NY or CA, help to get out the vote in swing states for Romney. Do not sit idle while America declines and Romney’s victory on Nov. 6 is the only event which can stop this decline!!

  • She is HOT – like many Russian Jewish women. Maybe they watched the video to look @the hot chick?

Leave a Reply

Please note: comments may be published in the Algemeiner print edition.


Current day month ye@r *

More...

  • Education Why We Should Invest in Jewish Children

    Why We Should Invest in Jewish Children

    JNS.org – My wife Suzy and I will never forget our wedding day. It was not just the uplifting ceremony and beautiful party that left an indelible mark. Some life-altering advice that we received from one of our guests informed and shaped our lives from that day forward. My high school teacher, Rabbi Moshe Yagid, pulled us aside just before the chuppah and challenged us to choose one mitzvah that would be the foundation of our marriage and our lives. He explained [...]

    Read more →
  • Jewish Identity Sports LeBron James’ New Coach Shaped by Summer on Kibbutz and Jewish ‘Life Lessons’

    LeBron James’ New Coach Shaped by Summer on Kibbutz and Jewish ‘Life Lessons’

    JNS.org – Influenced by his Jewish upbringing and a summer on a kibbutz, basketball coach David Blatt is embarking on his highest-profile challenge yet: coaching LeBron James, the four-time National Basketball Association (NBA) Most Valuable Player who has made waves for returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. After guiding Israel’s storied Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball franchise to its 51st Israeli league championship and 6th Euroleague title this past season, Blatt landed the Cavaliers head-coaching job in June. Just weeks later, [...]

    Read more →
  • Food Jewish Identity Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

    Young Syrian Jewish Restauranteur Continues a Family Legacy

    JNS.org – At the turn of the century, a young Jewish immigrant arrived in New York. So begins the history of many American Jewish families. It is 27-year-old Albert Allaham’s story, too, with a few unusual twists. Albert’s “century” is the 21st—he arrived almost 100 years after the massive waves of European Jewish immigration. Rather than coming from a small town along the Danube river, his shtetl was Damascus. His first American business was not a pushcart on the Lower East [...]

    Read more →
  • Book Reviews Jewish Identity A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

    A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

    Did you know that in the entire Bible, only one birthday is mentioned and it is that of Pharaoh? And did you know that according to some scientists, by accepting Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, it is impossible to prove or disprove that the sun is the gravitational center of our solar system? In his new book, REBBE, best-selling author Joseph Telushkin reveals many surprising and sometimes shocking details as he chronicles the life and teachings of the charismatic Rabbi [...]

    Read more →
  • Food Mitzvos New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

    New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

    JNS.org – Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels. Fresh-squeezed orange juice: 5 shekels. Cheese bureka: 5 shekels. There’s plenty more on the Cofizz menu, but you get the idea. Dani Mizrahi and Amir Amshalm, two Israeli men in their early 30s, asked themselves: Why not launch a take-out food joint in busy neighborhoods around Jerusalem where everything—and that means everything—goes for five shekels, or about $1.50. They’d seen the concept take off in Tel Aviv, where [...]

    Read more →
  • Arts and Culture Israel New Primetime Drama ‘Tyrant’ Filmed Entirely in Israel (VIDEO)

    New Primetime Drama ‘Tyrant’ Filmed Entirely in Israel (VIDEO)

    The new FX Network drama Tyrant was shot entirely in Israel, just 10 miles north of Tel Aviv, Bloomberg News reported last Tuesday. Tyrant follows the life of an Arab dictator’s second son Barry, played by Adam Rayner, who reluctantly returns home to the Middle Eastern nation of his birth to join the family business away from his suburban life in America. The elaborate set production for the primetime drama included a crew of 300 and a reported cost of over $3 million [...]

    Read more →
  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Supermodel: Jewish Mothers Are Constantly Trying to Set Me Up With Their Sons

    Supermodel: Jewish Mothers Are Constantly Trying to Set Me Up With Their Sons

    Skokie, Il-born 25-year-old Erin Heatherton (Erin Heather Bubley) is rocking the modeling world. And in a new interview accompanying a cover spread for Miami’s Ocean Drive magazine, she says Jewish moms are “constantly trying to set her up with their sons.” Imagine that – who would have thought? “The moms, they’re doing what they do. It doesn’t matter what country they live in, what city – grandmothers, too,” she admitted. “But I’m probably going to do that too one day.” Heatherton was [...]

    Read more →
  • Education Israel First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

    First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

    Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its kind seminar at Holocaust museum Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies starting next week. The trip is especially significant as Holocaust denial is rampant in the Arab world. A Palestinian professor was recently forced to resign after he led a trip to the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz. Participants in the week-long program at Yad Vashem will experience in-depth tours of the museum’s archives and [...]

    Read more →



Sign up now to receive our regular news briefs.