Kabbalist Group Meets in Jerusalem to Pray for Mitt Romney Victory
A quorum of kabbalists held a prayer session today in Jerusalem in support of Mitt Romney Israeli Daily Yediot Ahronot has reported.
The GOP presidential candidate was served a new name, “Moshe Romney” with the suffix “Shlita” a title usually granted to the most venerable of rabbis.
The ten ultra-religious supplicants met in Jerusalem’s Ish Chayil yeshiva where they opened the ark—a ritual conducted on special occasions—and invoked divine intervention in today’s U.S. presidential election.
Yediot quoted Shmuel Ben-Atar, a haredi radio presenter who was present at the prayer session, as saying, “This kind of prayer can turn worlds upside down…We ask the people of Israel to pray that Obama – who doesn’t like Israel – is brought down.”
The article also noted that according to the prayer group “the secret formula that is certain to get Romney to win the presidency includes the repeated recitation of certain Psalms, a prayer for victory said over the open Torah ark – and giving a shekel to the needy.”
“People called us from America and asked us to bring about heavenly mercy,” Yediot quoted Ben-Atar as saying. “People around the world will pray tonight for Mitt “Moshe” Romney.”