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Ask the average political observer to name the one thing that is likely to sway American Jewish voters, and it's a pretty good bet they'll say "Israel." Well, that average political observer is wrong... As a recent poll of Jewish voters in Florida demonstrates, we worry about, and vote primarily on domestic issues.
The next president will have her hands full. “We should adhere to the JCPOA, which is not legally binding, only as long as it serves our interests. We should commit that under no circumstances will Iran develop its ballistic missile and advanced nuclear R&D programs. At some point we’re going to have to confront, whether diplomatically or otherwise, a more robust Iran and ensure that its nuclear program is ended. It could get very messy and very dangerous. And we will be able to thank President Obama and his crowning foreign policy achievement for putting us in that position.”
(JTA) — Bend the Arc, a partnership of progressive Jewish groups, has called on the Republican Jewish Coalition to withdraw the organization’s support for presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Activists are urging the Republican Jewish Coalition to abandon its support for presidential hopeful Donald Trump as the presumptive GOP nominee prepares to secure his party’s backing this month in Cleveland.
In light of Donald Trump’s Star of David controversy, a number of Jewish social justice and left-leaning organizations issued a joint letter condemning the use of anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic rhetoric in the presidential race and calling on Americans to denounce all forms of extremism and racism.