Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some interesting analysis on the US elections from various sources

Seems like the momentum is really picking up with respect to the US presidential elections.  As an American living in Israel, it’s your job to keep up!  We’ve made it a bit easier and compiled a few interesting articles for … Continue reading

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Why might the next US president influence your life, as an Israeli citizen? Part One.

For some American ex-pats, voting in the US elections seems futile: I won’t have to live with the consequences of the American elections, so why should I continue to vote?  That may be valid reasoning for American ex-pats in some … Continue reading

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Not sure if you’re going to vote in the US elections via absentee ballot? Check this out first.

The US presidential elections are rapidly approaching, as are the state deadlines for registration- yet, some of you still aren’t sure if you want to vote. Concerned that they don’t even count absentee ballots? They do. We promise. Not sure … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: Who is he, and what is he saying about Israel and the Middle East?

Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama II Age: 51 Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii Political Career: Member of Illinois Senate (1997-2004) U.S Senator from Illinois (2005-228 44th President of the United States Religion Christian Quotes attributed to Barack Obama in Relation … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: Who is he, and what is he saying about Israel and the Middle East?

Full Name: Willard Mitt Romney Age: 65 Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan Education: Brigham Young University, Harvard Political Career: Elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2003 Defeated by John McCain for the Republican Presidential Nomination in 2008 Projected Republican Presidential Candidate … Continue reading

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The Case for Voting in the US Elections, Even If You Don’t Live in the US.

For many of us, making aliyah is more than a move across the ocean; rather, it’s an expression of our Jewish and/or Zionist ideology and often has more to do with our hearts and souls than practicalities often associated with … Continue reading

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If you registered to vote in 2008, you MUST register again in order to receive your absentee ballot!

In previous years, registering to vote in US federal elections was something that many states only required you to do once.  After registering once, you  received an absentee ballot in the mail for each federal election in which you were … Continue reading

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