The Jewish Vote 2012

Turn the Channel: Jewish voters in the swing state of Ohio are being bombarded by campaign ads for President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Many just want it to end.

Ohio Jews Tune Out Presidential Election

JEWISH VOTE 2012: Jews are long famous for their political engagement. But here in the hotly contested swing state of Ohio, many just want this presidential election to end.

Don?t Move Here: The large developments populated by many retirees and transplants are suffering from foreclosures and a stagnant real estate market.

Election Holds Little Hope for Florida Jews

For Jews in South Florida, the recession has made life tougher and tougher. And few believe that the presidential election offers hope for meaningful change.

Chameleon Romney Turns Race on End

The presidential campaign has been upended as gaffable Mitt Romney has become affable and President Obama is missing the basket as often as he scores.

Behind Mitt?s Curtain: The election?s about a whole lot more than Mitt Romney. There?s the Supreme Court and a whole administration on the line.

Mitt Romney Has Plenty of GOP Baggage

You’re not just electing a president in November, you’re electing a party. That’s a dangerous thought if it’s Mitt Romney and the GOP, writes J.J. Goldberg.

Pennsylvania Losing Swing-State Status

SWING STATE JEWS: The Keystone State once commanded national attention as an electoral battleground. Now neither party’s showing it much love.

Running Hard: Eric Cantor represents a safe Republican seat in Virginia. But in a tricky political climate, he is campaigning harder than ever.

Eric Cantor Takes Nothing for Granted

Eric Cantor, the only Republican Jewish congressman, represents a safe GOP district in Virginia. In an unpredictable campaign season, he’s still running hard to secure reelection.

Pitting Family Against Politics in Ohio

The Jewish extended family is one of the loveliest, comfiest, most rewarding aspects of the heritage. It’s also a complicating factor in one Ohio family.

Philadelphia Jews Aren’t Changing Their Votes

For all the focus on the economy during this close presidential race, there’s little evidence that Philadelphia Jews who are struggling economically are changing their vote.

Nevada Jews Swing Like the State

SWING STATE JEWS: Nevada’s Jews are known for political independence. The battered economy may count for more than Israel or traditional Jewish issues.

Jewish Numbers in Congress Set To Plunge

FORWARD PROJECTION: The number of Jews in the House and Senate is set to plummet. A Forward analysis projects just 31 Jews will be in the next Congress. SEE INTERACTIVE MAP.