President Obama and Republicans have repeatedly clashed over policy toward Israel, incited most recently by comments from the U.S. ambassador to Belgium, who argued
that some anti-Semitism was rooted in territorial tensions between
Israel and its neighbors. On Wednesday, Republican presidential hopefuls
looked to court Jewish supporters at a forum held by the Republican Jewish Coalition.
The entire hubbub raises a critical question: How important is Israel as a voting issue?
Read the complete story
(Some news sites require registration)