Has Obama Lost the Jews? Don't Ask the Polls

By J.J. Goldberg

Forward Association, October 7, 2011

Are American Jews finally moving into the Republican column? Not likely. Much of the disapproval of President Obama suggested by the recent AJC survey seems related to the president's failure to protect traditional liberal goals. While fewer called themselves Democrats, the percentage of self-identified Republicans didn't budge; it remained stuck at 16%, where it's been for more than a decade. Rather than move to the GOP, disaffected Jews identified as independents this year.

Topic: Political Behavior, Elections, Ideology, Voting Patterns, Public Opinion, Politics

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

Editor: Eisner, Jane

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Goldberg, J.J.. Has Obama Lost the Jews? Don't Ask the Polls. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 7 October 2011: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14310


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