How do allegations about good leaders' personal lives influence their ability to serve religious-voters' matters?

Pres Trump, Melania, son-in-law Jared and daughter Ivanka Kushner 
with Western Wall rabbis at King Solomon's Temple site in Jerusalem
In view of the mainstream media's obsession on politicians alleged personal foibles, how do leaders who represent the values of religious Jewish and Christian voters actually maintain their support?


"Trump, Adultery, Morality" by Dennis Prager, Town Hall - Opinion, March 27, 2018
Anderson Cooper gave Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels
a national TV forum (photo tweeted by Michael Avenatti
"I have considerably more moral contempt for the media's and the left's obsession with Stormy Daniels than I do for Donald Trump for his alleged night of sinful sex with her. That "60 Minutes" correspondent Anderson Cooper and many in our country found it acceptable to ask a woman, "Did he use a condom?" on national TV is a far graver reflection of America's moral malaise than a man having a one-night affair 12 years ago.
 
It should be clear that this whole preoccupation with Trump's past sex life has nothing to do with morality and everything to do with humiliating Trump -- and, thereby, hopefully weakening the Trump presidency -- the raison d'etre of the media since he was elected. Here's one proof: The media rightly celebrate, as we all do, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as one of the moral greats of the 20th century despite reports of his having committed adultery on numerous occasions.
At the predominantly conservative Christian-Zionistic, National Religious Broadcasters Convention, Proclaim '18 in Nashville, Dennis Prager spoke with us to elaborate on how religious voters, in face of the mainstream media's obsession on leaders' alleged dalliances, maintain supporting them?



Mr. Prager continues in his essay:
And, by the way, if sexual infidelity invalidates the character and, therefore, the worthiness of a politician, why doesn't it invalidate the character and worthiness of an editor at The New York Times or The Washington Post? Why aren't their sex lives investigated? They have, after all, more influence than almost any politician.

So, dear anti-Trump conservatives, please tone down the moral horror at Donald Trump's character, and the suggestions that it overshadows the good he has done and continues to do for America and the world.

The fact is, it is none of my business and none of my concern whether a politician ever had an extramarital affair. To cite just one of many examples, a president's attitude toward the genocide-advocating Islamic tyrants in Tehran is incomparably more morally significant. That is just one of many reasons -- on moral grounds alone -- I far prefer the current president to the faithful-to-his-wife previous president.
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Panelists at N.R.B.'s Proclaim Conference:  Marjorie Dannenfelser, pres, Susan B. Anthony List; Tony Perkins, (Family Research Council); Todd Starnes, host Fox News/columnist FoxNews.com; Salem Radio hosts Larry Elder and Dennis Prager. 

I.D.F. servicemembers and their Friends of the IDF supporters counter detractors' slanders with personal testimonials


Gene Simmons of KISS entertains the FIDF Gala in L.A.
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised a record $53.8 million at its annual Western Region Gala on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at the landmark Beverly Hilton Hotel. The figure represents the most money raised at any single FIDF event in the organization’s history. The sold-out gala, which has become one of Los Angeles’ premier charitable events, united some 1,200 supporters from across the country to support the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

Presiding as the evening’s master of ceremonies was Israeli actress and model Moran Atias. The event featured special performances by singer Seal, The Tenors, David Foster & Friends, and Gene Simmons. 



Dr. Salman Zarka tells Christian and Jewish communities in
the U.S. about Ziv Medical Center's treatment of Syrians
wounded in their country's civil war.
Col. (Res.) Dr. Salman Zarka, director general of the Ziv Medical Center in Israel, described Israel’s extraordinary humanitarian initiative “Operation Good Neighbor,” which provides aid to refugees and victims of the Syrian civil war. Zarka, with 25 years of experience in the IDF Medical Corps, has led a staff that has treated hundreds of wounded Syrian civilians.

Ethiopian-Israeli Lt. Mazal Zemmru, 23, leads training of Kfir Brigade recruits in the Jordan Valley. She discusses her work and her family life - including her relations with Ashkenazim and Sephardim.
Austrian-raised, I.D.F. artillery Sgt. Leah Duxler discusses anti-Zionism in the life of European Jews old and young - and her views of Zionism -which propelled her and others to emigrate to join the Israel Defense Forces.
What is FIDF's Impact Program for underprivileged soldiers?  Let Sephardic beneficiary, Sgt Major Ma'or Cohen, explain to you:

Do you remember John Goodman's movie character, Walter Sobchak in The Big Leibowski, who converted to Judaism for marriage and all through his life became a devout contributor to Jewish culture?

Courtesy: Pordorat on YouTube

JooTube spoke with Roman-Catholic-raised, US Marine Lt. Col. (ret.) David McCarthy.  The veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars declares respect for FIDF - which assisted his once, lone-soldier son, Sgt. Joseph Daniel McCarthy, with a flight home to the United States. Lt. Col McCarthy also tells us of his impression of US - Israel military collaboration and how moved he was by the appearance of Israeli parents of slain border-police Corporal Hadar Cohen that he gave her parents his Marine Challenge-Coin.              


Friends of the I.D.F. Gala will return to Los Angeles on November 1st, 2018.