Skip to comments.After Four Years of Pro-Israel Trump, American Jews Still With the Democrats
Posted on 03/18/2020 7:15:21 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
A poll by the nonpartisan Jewish Electoral Institute (JEI) in late February, when it still seemed that Bernie Sanders was the Democratic frontrunner, found that Sanders would overwhelmingly outperform US President Donald Trump with Jewish voters in a head-to-head match-up this fallto the tune of 65% to 30%.
This was despite the fact of only 52% of American Jews having a favorable view of Sanders and 45% having an unfavorable view of him.
Presumably, that relatively low approval rate reflectedat least in partthe fact that Sanders had called Israels government racist, called for cutting aid to Israel, and surrounded himself with antisemitic surrogates, allies and advisers, including Linda Sarsour, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Cornel West, James Zogby and others.
And yetnotwithstanding that considerable dislikeSanders, for American Jews, came in only slightly behind the other Democratic candidates at the time: Buttigieg would [defeat Trump] 69% to 31%; Bloomberg 67% to 28%; Biden 67% to 31%; and Warren 65% to 32%.
And all that was notwithstanding the fact that Trump has racked up a dramatically pro-Israel record that includes: moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; refusing to fund the Palestinians pay-for-slay policy; recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights; proposing a peace plan that takes Israels security into account and is endorsed by both Prime Minister Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz; andI would addceasing to make Israel a constant focus of public criticism and instead expressing friendship and appreciation.
And to all that must be addedthough not a policy dealing specifically with Israelthe stringent economic pressures Trump has imposed on Iran and, indirectly, on its proxies, with results that have made Israels neighborhood, for now, much less hazardous to it.
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When the religion of too many is progressivism / socialism is anyone surprised?
Trump has been the best friend Israel could have, and I worry that Biden will bring back the Iran-friendly morons.
Most American Jews aren’t Jewish.
I suppose you can’t fix meshugana.
RE: Most American Jews arent Jewish.
In what sense? By not Jewish, surely you are not saying they aren’t of the Semitic ethnicity.
They led themselves to the slaughter.
I was going to say about the same thing. What an American Jew?
A stiff necked people. Sad.
Why are Jews so loyal to the Democrat Party--of all things? I'm not sure even the Jews themselves know. But this is deeply entrenched.
Israel has never been a crucial issue to most American Jewish voters. They generally hate Netanyahu as least as much as they hate Trump.
Heres on guys insight:
A lot of leftist Jews I come across actually think America is their “promised land” not Israel.
They may as well worship the Golden Calf. God will smite them eventually if they do not turn just like He did to their disobedient ancestors.
His parents were screwballs who smoked marijuana in front of their children, and both died long ago from illnesses that were likely related to poor lifestyle choices. Only his older sister seems to be fairly normal.
Despite my friend and his family having all of these issues, he still believes that he has all the answers to save the world. I finally got tired of him lecturing me about my “carbon footprint”, etc... after driving to Seattle to take him to Costco and things like that. His Seinfeldish nonsense was kind of amusing at times, but not worth the aggravation, especially after President Trump was elected.
I'm saying that all they have a Semitic ethnicity. Genetically, they are at risk for Tay-Sachs (for example). But many, many American Jews have no religious identification at all. Most Jews I know are Buddhist. Most Jews I know are hostile to Israel. I'm in MA so my circle of people may be skewed, but Ben Shapiro has said what I'm saying right here.
Part and parcel of the faith of American Judaism is liberalism. The two are inseparable. Liberalism is seen as Judaism. Plain and simple. Nuke Israel?! Sure, so long as their liberal beliefs support it.
This draws the conclusion that a majority of American Jews are intractably socialist in nature. They support democrats because it’s “just what they do.”
I think it’s maybe just a matter of where Jews tend to live. I doubt that there is any other group that tends to live in urban areas at the same rate as Jews that vote any differently. I think in general region and rural/urban divide is probably a better indicator of political leanings than ethnicity or religion. I’ve tried to find exit polling for rural living Jews, came up empty.
Bunch of ingrates, their Messiah is Karl Marx.....
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