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No, Jews Aren’t Defecting to the GOP

posted on April 8, 2015

In Politico Magazine, Josh Zeitz asks, “Why are American Jews still white America’s most liberal voting bloc, well over a century since most of their immigrant ancestors set shore on Ellis Island?” The inclination towards unionist and socialist politics continues as part of the Jewish-American legacy—and because U.S. Jews, like other Democrats, tend to be affluent, well educated, and concerned more with domestic politics than the Middle East. For now, these qualities are not likely to change, keeping Jewish Americans loyal Democrats, Zeitz writes. “But that doesn’t stop the GOP from hoping.”

Read at Politico Magazine