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      Archive: 9/4/2012

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        9/4/2012, Elul 17, 5772

      Obama’s Platform Puts Israel, PA on Back Burner

      The Democratic party’s election platform includes the usual “unshakeable commitment” to Israel, without any mention of Jerusalem or the "peace process." With polls showing Republican nominee Mitt Romney running virtually neck-and-neck with President Barack Obama, if not leading by a small margin, the platform focuses on domestic issues.