Perhaps I was misinformed, but I've heard that we are not supposed to directly have our hands in the politics of other countries. There's also a difference in overall culture and values of Western politics that one would unlikely be able to escape from if he or she were to be a part of the system.

So are we allowed to vote someone of Jewish descent into this system?

  • Many rabbis in past have held important and prestigious positions within the governments of the lands they've lived.
    – ezra
    Jan 15, 2017 at 20:33
  • I think there's a duplicate of this already
    – Double AA
    Jan 15, 2017 at 21:38
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    Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/29044
    – msh210
    Jan 15, 2017 at 22:08


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