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Former envoy to US says evangelical Christians make up ‘backbone’ of Israel’s support in US, while Jews are far smaller in number and include some of state’s fiercest critics

By JACOB MAGIDToday, 5:54 am 

Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, speaks at the Economic Club of Detroit in Detroit, Michigan, on June 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Former Israeli ambassador to the US Ron Dermer suggested Sunday that Israel should prioritize the “passionate and unequivocal” support of evangelical Christians over that of American Jews, who he said are “disproportionately among our critics.”

“People have to understand that the backbone of Israel’s support in the United States is the evangelical Christians. It’s true because of numbers and also because of their passionate and unequivocal support for Israel,” Dermer said in an onstageinterviewat a conference organized by Makor Rishon, a news outlet affiliated with the national…

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