Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Exit poll: President Barack Obama garners 69 percent of Jewish vote

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Exit poll: Obama garners 69 percent of Jewish vote

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama won 69 percent of the Jewish vote, according to an exit poll….READ MORE

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Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: BARACK OBAMA WINS SECOND TERM AS PRESIDENT

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OBAMA WINS SECOND TERM

Source: JTA, 11-6-12

President Obama was reelected as 44th president of the United States, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Josh Mandel falls to Sherrod Brown in Ohio Senate Race

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Josh Mandel falls to Sherrod Brown in Ohio

Source: JTA, 11-6-12

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel failed in his bid to unseat Sen. Sherrod Brown….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 5, 2012: Last pushes for Jewish votes in Ohio, other swing states stir emotions

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Last pushes for Jewish votes in Ohio, other swing states stir emotions

Source: JTA, 11-5-12

The final push for the Jewish vote stresses themes of Jewish vulnerability and of threatened Jewish values….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 1, 2012: Jack Lew v. Tevi Troy: Green Road Synagogue hosts debate of current and former White House execs

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Live from Beachwood! Jack Lew v. Tevi Troy

Source: JTA, 11-1-12

Lots of naches at the Orthodox Green Road synagogue, in the Cleveland suburb of Beachwood, for Jack Lew and Tevi Troy, Orthodox Jews who have reached the highest precincts of governmnt — Lew as President Obama’s chief of staff, and Troy as the deputy health secretary in the last Bush administration.

The debate has been organized by the Orthodox Union. Its moderator is OU’s Washington director, Nathan Diament….READ MORE

Green Road Synagogue hosts current and former White House execs

Green Road Synagogue hosts current and former White House execsWhite House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, left, and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Tevi Troy, right.

Politics and Orthodox Jewry mixed at Green Road Synagogue last night (Nov. 1) at Green Road Synagogue where more than 125 Jews gathered to hear Jack Lew, White House chief of staff, and Tevi Troy, former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, discuss the presidential election and their religion’s role in their careers.

Lew, a surrogate for President Barack Obama’s campaign, and Troy, a surrogate for Governor Mitt Romney’s campaign, found common ground in their Orthodox religion and in their belief of the government’s limited ability to lower private school tuition, but agreed on little else….READ MORE

 

Jewish Political Brief November 1, 2012: Bloomberg endorses Obama, citing climate change, hurricane

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Bloomberg endorses Obama, citing climate change, hurricane

Source: JTA, 11-1-12

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed President Obama for reelection, citing climate change and New York’s experience with Hurricane Sandy….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief October 26, 2012: Down to the wire, Mitt Romney resurrects moderate posture that attracted Jewish support

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Down to the wire, Romney resurrects moderate posture that attracted Jewish support

Source: JTA, 10-26-12

Mitt Romney’s record of relative moderation was a selling point to many Jewish Republicans even if it was a minus in the GOP primaries….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief October 26, 2012: For Obama campaign, trying to put to rest persistent questions about ‘kishkes’

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For Obama campaign, trying to put to rest persistent questions about ‘kishkes’

Source: JTA, 10-26-12

For President Obama’s Jewish supporters, questions about Israel have been a campaign constant….READ MORE

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