Obama Jokes That He’s A ‘Liberal Jew’

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Former president Barack Obama called himself a “liberal Jew” at a private event Wednesday night, telling New York’s Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center audience “I’m basically a liberal Jew,” according to reporter Noga Tarnopolsky.

Famous podcast host Ben Shapiro offered insight to how the former president compares to left wing Jews.

“If by this he means most liberal Jews don’t believe in basic Jewish tenets or care deeply about the safety and security of Israel, then yes,”Shapiro wrote on Twitter. Read more.

{Matzav.com}

 

13 COMMENTS

  1. @benshapiro
    If by this he means most liberal Jews don’t believe in basic Jewish tenets or care deeply about the safety and security of Israel, then yes

  2. It could be. The former President IS from Africa, so maybe he’s from the 10 lost Tribes. Maybe his real first name is Baruch.

  3. Florida is full of liberal Jewish retirees who care passionately about Israel and its security. Alan Dershowitz is another liberal Jew who is an unabashed supporter and defender of Israel.
    Perhaps ex-president Obama thinks all liberal Jews subscribe to the NYTimes, J-Street and Soros perspective about Israel? If so, thankfully he’s very wrong.

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