A similar endorsement was voiced by top diplomat Dennis Ross, who served as a senior Middle East advisor in the Obama administration up until a year ago. Ross commended President Obama for his support of Israel in a clip released by the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC).
All three videos were devised in a Washington PR office, with the sole purpose of convincing Jewish voters that Obama is the one who has and will promote Israel's interests, while Republican candidate Mitt Romney is vague and inconsistent when it comes to Jewish and Israeli issues.
The PR office is responsible for publishing over a 100 articles by celebrities endorsing the president, as well as various videos documenting the president's support of Israel, including the funding of the Iron Dome defense system and his visit to the rocket-riddled town of Sderot in Israel's south, where residents expressed their gratitude to the American president.
To complete the picture, the same office circulated a sketch depicting a "connect the dots" illustration of how Republican candidate Mitt Romney's private investments ended up supporting the Iranian regime.
"We've never said anything that wasn’t true," said Steve Rabinowitz, a media consultant whose office runs the PR team that wooed the Jewish vote.
According to Rabinowitz, who was director of design and production for Bill Clinton's administration, Romney would be far more concerned with his own private investments than he would in the public's welfare, if he were to become president.
Obama's PR activity, which was aimed at snagging the Jewish vote, was funded by donations and brainstormed by a team working in a Washington attic above Rabinowitz' office – six days a week.
The team leader was an orthodox Jew by the name of Aaron Keyak, who provided the print and electronic media with information and content regarding Obama's support of Israel, focusing on data that demonstrated the president's support of the Jewish State.
Mitt Romney and Iran. NJDC add
The public relations office labored to foil the Republicans' efforts to portray Obama as endangering Israel, promoted by right-wing neo-conservatives such as the Emergency Committee for Israel.
According to Rabinowitz, his office raised funds amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars that allowed the team to develop an independent entity that can operate in communication with the Chicago office and the party's Jewish voice.
Regarding Iran, Rabinowitz said that his office drew attention to Romney's unreliable standpoint, as he expressed both hawkish positions in his primaries speech, in which he spoke in favor of attacking Iran's nuclear facilities; and dovish positions, when stating he would consult with lawyers before striking Iran.
The eight-person team compiled a database of articles and essays recounting Romney's ties with Iran. According to Rabinowitz, Romney is personally invested in three companies that conduct direct or indirect business with Iran. When Romney was Governor of Massachusetts, Rabinowitz pointed out, the state employees' pension funds were invested in entities controlled by the Iranian government.
'Who did what on Israel?' NJDC Israel quiz
The PR office thereby stressed that Romney did not possess a tough stand on Iran, as is often perceived, so much so that he did not make the effort to find out where his money was invested.
To support the claims, Rabinowitz's office distributed an "Israel quiz," on social networks and via email, with 10 quotes by politicians, regarding US-Israel ties, asking readers to guess who was behind each quote.
The questionnaire also recalls that president Obama has been quoted repeatedly to be stating that the US will not take any option off the table when it came to stopping Iran from achieving nuclear power.
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