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Jewish Republicans Dragged into GOP Battle Between Tea Party and Moderates

posted on April 10, 2013

Nathan Guttman of The Forward examines the divisions among Jewish Republicans as a result of the larger party issues. Some of the largest Jewish donors are pushing for a more moderate party, while others, many of them Orthodox, are more attracted to the Tea Party movement. Guttman writes, “The emergence of a substantial Jewish presence in the party’s hard-right wing is reflected, among other ways, in the daily prayer minyan and kosher food options that have popped up at the CPAC meetings in the past two years — catering to the strongly Orthodox bent of these Jewish conservatives.”

Read at The Forward