Here are a few facts about the Utah Republican, who’s Mormon but has a Jewish dad, and might investigate the Government Ethics Monitor.
Last Wednesday evening as I was manning a stall at the Bath Christmas Market, I ended up having the most surreal conversation of my life.
“I am a member of LDS, but inside I am still Jewish.”
The fact that Mormons believe a woman’s place is in the home is no secret, but it was one that rubbed me the wrong way from a young age.
Rachel Delia Benaim graduated from Yeshiva University with honors. But she’s not apologizing for her failure to attain the qualification that some hold in the highest esteem: the ‘Mrs.’ degree.
When a synagogue in Ogden, Utah was damaged by arson fires, the city’s Jewish community received some unexpected help from its Mormon neighbors.
Frimet Goldberger grew up Hasidic. Rachel Brown was raised Mormon. They talk about growing up, leaving their religious groups — and how to maintain enduring faith.
CIA, Mossad team up to insult Islamic values You see, in order to start a war, Mitt Romney must be elected president. However, Romney belongs to a religious group most Christians find to be a heretical cult. These are the beliefs of the Mormon Church, the beliefs Mitt Romney accepted and taught: “Shall I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of Cain, the penalty, under the law of God, is death on the spot. This will always be” (Book of Mormon10:110; Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church) “But let them apostatize, and they will become gray-haired, wrinkled, and black, just like the Devil” (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, vol. 5, p. 332) “Had I anything to do with the Negro, I would confine them by strict law to their own species, and put them on a national equalization” (Joseph Fielding Smith, Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, 270; History of the Church, 5: p.332). “From the days of the Prophet Joseph Smith even until now, it is has been the doctrine of the Church, never questioned by any of the Church leaders, that the Negroes are not entitled to the full blessings of the Gospel.” (Joseph the First) Until forced by the US government in 1978, these were the official policies of the church that wishes one of its Bishops, Mitt Romney, a virtual slave to Sheldon Adelson and Benjamin Netanyahu, a man who has sworn a blood oath to declare war on Iran. This is the …
The man who wants to become America’s next President and take up office in the White House has been on a charm offensive to win support abroad, and win votes back home. This close to the election - just 3 months - and the Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s visit to Israel really boils down to one thing - winning over America’s Jewish community before November’s presidential ballot. It was a trip abroad, but all about votes back home. Meeting Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put Mitt Romney on an international stage. With the old city of Jerusalem as a backdrop, he pledged to support Israel against Iran. This speech was designed to show Mr Romney as presidential - able to lead America - and answer his critics who say he’s weak on foreign policy. But commentators say it also helps influence voters back home. For Republican candidates though Jewish voters are hard to persuade. In 2008 78% of Jews chose Democratic Barack Obama. But since then some have become disillusioned with President Obama’s stance on the Middle East peace process. Exactly why the White House chose now to announce an additional $70 million dollars in military aid for Israel - boosting Jewish support and upstaging Mitt Romney. Romney also needs the votes of Evangelical Christians - a small but significant group in important swing states like Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania. But analysts feel his trip to Israel and Poland, while significant, won’t be the deciding factor come November. By backing …