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Cantor: Wall Street Protest Will Help GOP Gain Jews

Majority leader says Democratic support of movement will ‘aggravate and divide’; sees two-state solution jeopardized by lack of Palestinian recognition.

10/11/2011
Assistant Managing Editor

The legions of protestors around the nation demanding more economic parity, coupled with anger over the Obama administration’s Israel policies, will drive more Jews to vote Republican next year, said the Jewish majority leader of the House, who recently referred to those protestors derisively as a “growing mob.”

Rep. Eric Cantor, left, was in New York on Sunday to participate in a panel discussion with Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, right.
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