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June 1, 2012 1:56 pm

New Jersey Congressional Race Becomes Proxy War Over Israel

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Arabic campaign poster for Congressman Bill Pascrell. Photo: www.freebeacon.com.

Free Beacon – A Democratic primary race in northern New Jersey has devolved into a highly competitive proxy war over Israel, pitting the state’s pro-Israel community against a growing constituency of Arab voters who have accused a sitting congressman of putting Israel’s interests before America’s.

As the race between Democratic Reps. Steve Rothman and Bill Pascrell nears its Tuesday finish, veteran political observers on the ground have expressed concern at the way the battle between the two veteran lawmakers has transformed into a troubling ethnic brawl.

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