Is It Good for the Jews?

Evangelical leaders have declared that support for Israel has moved to the very top of their agenda. Christian groups are spending millions on everything from armored school buses for Israeli children to halogen lights for the army's emergency-rescue service. There are e-mail chains, prayer ministries and grassroots efforts to get the word out that the U.S. must stand united with its ally in the war on terror.

So why are Jews so divided about this embrace?

On the one hand are those who argue that when there is a Methodist in the White House with Evangelical sympathies, it is smart politics...

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