John McCain will be spending Sunday morning with Jewish leaders. After an introduction from Joe Lieberman, the Republican presidential nominee will hold a “tele-town hall” with representatives of groups such as Chabad-Lubavitch, Agudath Israel, the Orthodox Union, Young Israel and rabbis of various denominations, according to a campaign press release. McCain will discuss Israel, national security and the economy, and he’ll take questions. Here’s the full release:
John McCain to Host Tele-Town Hall With Jewish Leaders Nationwide
ARLINGTON, VA – McCain-Palin 2008 announced today that John McCain will host a tele-town hall with Jewish leaders from across the country at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Sunday, October 19th. These leaders include rabbis and lay leaders from around the country, with representation from groups like Chabad-Lubavitch, Agudath Israel, Orthodox Union, Young Israel, in addition to Orthodox, Conservative and Reform Rabbis.
Senator Joe Lieberman will participate and introduce Senator McCain on the call.
Also participating will be Jewish leaders representing groups under the umbrella of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations. The call will allow Senator McCain to have a dialogue with Jewish leaders and discuss issues critical to the Jewish community such as Israel, national security and the economy. In traditional town-hall fashion, there will be a question-and-answer session with Senator McCain.
This call is a follow-up from our national call with Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis from 47 different states which took place at the end of August.