So what do Israeli’s think of Obama? People ask us this often. Here is the opinion of a leading Rabbi in Isreal. — Ruth Mayfield

The head of Har Bracha Yeshiva explains why it is ethical for US citizens living in Israel to vote in US elections and favor Israel’s interests.

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, founder and Dean of Yeshivat Har Brachah in the Samaria (Shomron) community of the same name, is the author of a series of books on Jewish Law and thought, as well as a weekly column in B’Sheva. Here, he relates to the question of Israeli Jews voting in American elections. Read more