Booker has “studied the Torah since I was 20 years old and had a really good Afro.”
Steyer, a prominent environmentalist, liberal activist and now-Democratic hopeful, has been the target of anti-semitic attacks in recent years.
“It’s exciting when I see more Jews of color getting involved in the political process,” said Alma Hernandez after her historic Arizona primary win.
So who should you be keeping an eye out for? The Forward has narrowed it down for you.
A Jewish candidate in Marseille said he and his family received death threats amid a string of anti-Semitic incidents coinciding with municipal elections in France.
Jan Fischer stood to become the Czech Republic’s first Jewish president. He was favored to make a run-off but was instead trounced in the first round.
If the pundits are correct, Jan Fischer may become the first Jewish president of the Czech Republic. The trailblazer is favored in a first round of elections this weekend.
In the United States, the Republicans are holding their National Convention. It’s a chance to get their message out and try to motivate the nation to vote for their candidate Mitt Romney in November’s Presidential election. This year they’re trying hard to win over Jewish voters who traditionally vote for the Democrats. In the last election Democrat Barack Obama collected 78% of the Jewish vote, helping him into the White House. But Mitt Romney hopes to prove with his pro-Israeli foreign policy that he is the candidate that Jews should vote for. Nick Harper, JN1, Florida.
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