As Politico noted, tenuous GOP frontrunner Rick Perry is more than willing to go "the full nine yards" to show support for the state of Israel. In December 2010, the Texas governor hosted a Menorah lighting ceremony at his office with the state's Jewish leaders, joining with rabbis to celebrate Hanukkah. And he looked like he had fun, if a bit out of place in the now-viral video. In some good advice, The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg notes, "the action sequence begins at about 4:45" with some clapping and singing.
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