Israel Musings April 12, 2015: Obama and Democrats’ Jewish voter problem over Iran deal, Israel and Netanyahu

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Obama and Democrats’ Jewish voter problem over Iran deal, Israel and Netanyahu

April 12, 2015

Jewish public opinion and support of President Barack Obama has never been more contentious as when the president celebrated his eighth Passover and his seventh in the White House on Friday, April 3, 2015. The recent announcement of the…
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Israel Musings February 25, 2015: Netanyahu refuses private meeting with Senate Democrats during US visit

ISRAEL MUSINGS

ISRAEL MUSINGS: OP-EDS & ARTICLES

Turnabout is fair play; late Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill, and Dianne Feinstein, D-CA invitation for a private meeting when he addresses Congress on March 3. News of…READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Fighting over every percentage point: Arguing about the Jewish vote and exit polls

JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF

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JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF: JEWS & POLITICS

Fighting over every percentage point: Arguing about the Jewish vote and exit polls

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama earned 69-70 percent of the Jewish vote, according to exit polls, but it was a drop from his 2008 showing. Expect four more years of tussling between Democrats and Republicans as to why….READ MORE

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Congressional races: Republican Jewish hopefuls defeated, new faces for House Demcrats

JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF

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JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF: JEWS & POLITICS

Congressional races: Republican Jewish hopefuls defeated, new faces for House Dems

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

In a generally rough night for Republicans, the GOP’s top Jewish congressional prospects all went down to defeat, but there are some new Jewish faces in the House Democratic caucus. Read more »

 

Jewish Political Brief November 7, 2012: Barack Obama wins second term as President: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

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JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF: JEWS & POLITICS

Obama’s second term: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

Source: JTA, 11-7-12

President Obama’s first challenge is the “fiscal cliff,” but spring may bring with it new Iran anxieties….READ MORE

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

JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF

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JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF: JEWS & POLITICS

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

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

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JEWISH POLITICAL BRIEF: JEWS & POLITICS

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

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