Poll: Most Israelis See A Crisis In U.S.-Israel Ties


Washington — The majority of Israelis believe there is a crisis in U.S.-Israel ties and that the Netanyahu government has harmed the relationship, according to a new poll.

Polls Show 2-1 Jewish Support For Democrats In Elections


Washington — Jewish support for Democrats over Republicans in congressional elections broke 2 to 1, consistent with recent elections, and Jewish voters remained substantially more supportive of President Obama than the general population, polls showed.

Poll Shows 57 Percent Of Americans Back Israel In Gaza Conflict


Washington — A majority of Americans back Israel’s actions in the Gaza Strip, according to a poll.

Obama’s Jewish Numbers On The Rise

President jumps to 61 percent of vote from 45 in September, but observers cautious on AJC poll results.
Staff Writer

Does President Barack Obama have his Jewish mojo back?

Did the rightward tilt of the Republican presidential primaries, where culture war issues surged to the top of the GOP agenda, scare off potential Jewish voters?

Or is Election Day simply too far in the future for a poll in April to carry much significance?

President Obama at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum last month. getty images

The Politics Of Anger: Are Jews Becoming Republicans?

Special To The Jewish Week

The national anger found among the electorate concerns the economy, jobs, health care reform and foreign policy. In addition to recent primary victories around the country by Tea Party candidates, several national polls point to the depth of the public’s anger. A Fox News Poll from June noted that 83 percent of Republicans and 76 percent of Independents expressed dissatisfaction with the direction of the nation; in addition, 43 percent of Democrats expressed similar unhappiness with where the country is headed.

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