Hillary Clinton is doing great with Jewish voters, right?
With just 10,000 Jews making up less than 1% of New Hampshire’s population, there is no real Jewish vote to speak of in next week’s first-in-the-nation primary. That isn’t keeping Jews from having strong opinions about the intense quadrennial ritual.
Talk of a Bernie Sanders presidency has suddenly become a lot more serious.
With midterm elections coming up, Jews will likely vote Democratic again in disproportionate numbers. Anne Roiphe explores the reasons for this phenomenon.
Jewish Democrats in New York City love Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but a plurality backed his strongest critic. Does this signal a shift in priorities of voters?
he economy was the strongest determinant for Jews who voted for Barack Obama, according to an analysis of polling data.
Each month, Forward editor-in-chief Jane Eisner hosts The Salon, a conversation with Rachel Sklar of Change the Ratio and other Jewish women about life, love, politics and everything in between. In the latest episode, Sisterhood contributor Sarah Seltzer discusses lessons from Hurricane Sandy; Amy Webb, author of “Data, A Love Story,” talks about how she gamed JDate to meet her perfect mate; Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld, co-author of “Et Le’ehov: The Newlywed’s Guide to Physical Intimacy,” about sex education in the Orthodox community, and all five chime in on the Jewish vote and election 2012. Check out all of the clips here.
Once the votes are counted, politicos turn to arguing over just how many Jews voted for the Democrats and why. Not surprisingly, 2012 is no different.
For the Jewish establishment, Barack Obama’s big win is a rude awakening. Conservatives who regard the president as an existential threat to Israel are scratching their heads.
President Obama’s victory wasn’t revelatory. He simply channeled George W. Bush’s timeworn strategy to win a second term in the White House.