Elkin criticizes US rabbis for backing Iran deal

Immigrant Absorption Minister Ze’ev Elkin, a member of the security cabinet, criticized a large group of American rabbis who sent a letter to Congressmen Tuesday urging that they support the Iranian nuclear deal.

Elkin, who is one of the politicians closest to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said he was disappointed that the rabbis have not joined efforts to persuade Congress to reject the deal next month when it will vote on the controversial agreement.

"The American Jewish community has always been proud that it defends the State of Israel and represents it," Elkin told Army Radio. "If the Jews of America did not attain their strength, for what else?"

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Elkin-criticizes-US-rabbis-for-backing-Iran-deal-412491

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