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A Snapshot of the American Jewish Electorate: 2011 Political Survey [Not a Poll]
Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles ^ | May 3, 2001 | Steven Windmuller, Ph. D.

Posted on 05/08/2011 6:36:23 PM PDT by justiceseeker93

This political survey was intended to provide a snapshot of Jewish voters. It offers some interesting insights into the depth and intensity of Jewish political engagement, but by the nature of this study it does not permit one to make any defining conclusions.

Further, the findings confirm that from this particular cohort (some 2300 participants), Jews hold deeply embedded policy positions on key domestic and international issues. In this particular study one finds a distinctive Jewish conservative voice emerging on Israel related matters and an array of domestic social issues. [Bold added for emphasis by poster.] The data also suggests that among highly engaged Jews, those who are active within Jewish religious and communal life, there is a sharp divide on political attitudes and policies. This liberal-conservative split models the current political landscape of the country. The intensity of this political and social disconnect could also be seen in the additional comments offered by many participants to this survey... These messages in many ways confirmed the findings of Frank Luntz and others who have written about the growing presence of angry American voters. The focus of many of these commentaries negatively depicted the "other" voting group (namely, liberals offering viewpoints on conservatives or conservatives providing comments about liberals).

(Excerpt) Read more at scribd.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: allthejewsfault; americanjews; blamethejews; jinos; politicalviews; skinheadsonfr; survey; usposerjews
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Since respondents were self-motivated to participate, this can't be considered a poll necessarily reflecting the American Jewish population as a whole accurately. Nonetheless, the percentage of conservatives here undoubtedly surprised the surveyor.

Complete numerical results of the survey are in the article.

1 posted on 05/08/2011 6:36:28 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Are they having buyers remorse?


2 posted on 05/08/2011 6:50:13 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: justiceseeker93

Are they having buyers remorse?


3 posted on 05/08/2011 6:50:30 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: Graybeard58

I swear, I only clicked once.


4 posted on 05/08/2011 6:51:39 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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To: justiceseeker93

The figures are summed in a very unhelpful way, always summing party affiliation and not total support or opposition on a specific issue. You have to kind of do that in your head looking at each chart. Very weird. I know their point was to show the differences in opinion between R and D Jewish voters, but I’d also like to see the total support/opposition to each question.

Anyway, looking over these figures the so-called “Republicans” don’t seem all that conservative. They support gun-grabbing, baby-killing and MengeleCare... the last being extremely disappointing considering their historical association with such government-run “health care” systems.


5 posted on 05/08/2011 6:54:27 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: justiceseeker93

No doubt that Obama will lose some US Jews in ‘012.

Instead of 77%, he will only get 65% of the Jewish vote this time.


6 posted on 05/08/2011 6:54:36 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Unless Reagan rises from the dead, we can easily find at least one reason to skip a leading GOPer.)
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7 posted on 05/08/2011 6:57:16 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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8 posted on 05/08/2011 6:59:11 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

I wonder if the exit polls understate the Jewish population in the so-called “red states”, leading to an overestimate of their support for DemocRATS?


9 posted on 05/08/2011 7:00:00 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Muslims are a people of love, peace, and goodwill, and if you say that they aren't, they'll kill you)
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To: Graybeard58
Are they having buyers remorse?

Some undoubtedly are, because the % of Jewish voters going for Obama next year will likely be no more than 60%, and that's being generous to him.

10 posted on 05/08/2011 7:03:13 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93
Just amazing that many Jews vote for people that have a proven record of despising them.. same with the blacks.. simply amazing..

The record of southern democrats has been completely forgotten by them.. especially the blacks.. There must be something wrong with Jewish and american black cultures..

11 posted on 05/08/2011 7:04:11 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: samtheman
Yes, more education is needed with respect to what ObamaCare really means and your association of it with Mengele makes a good point. Government making life-and-death decisions for families should be repulsive to all Americans, especially Jews.
12 posted on 05/08/2011 7:06:47 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Graybeard58

No sir Graybeard58,
I’d bet he farm the majority of American Jews vote for obummer again if he runs.


13 posted on 05/08/2011 7:08:47 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: NoLibZone

77% of the chickens are still voting for Colonel Saunders...


14 posted on 05/08/2011 7:08:47 PM PDT by Reverend Wright (the Liberal Party of Canada, gradually earning its just reward)
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To: Clintonfatigued
I wonder if the exit polls understate the Jewish population in so called "red states," leading to an overestimate of their support for DomocRATS.

I think you are touching on a very significant factor there. Almost all this polling is done by left-leaning organizations. They probably extrapolate nationally from just a few big city 'rat strongholds. It's a lot cheaper that way, but scientifically sloppy. And I'm pretty sure, because of cultural differences, they would underweigh Orthodox and recent Russian Jews in their sampling, both of which have tended to vote GOP in recent presidential elections.

But remember what I said in post #1: the posted survey is of self-selected respondents and shouldn't be thought of as a poll.

15 posted on 05/08/2011 7:18:20 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Joe Boucher

I’d bet he farm the majority of American Jews vote for obummer again if he runs


I just don’t get it. Doesn’t make any sense at all. I’m definitely missing something here.


16 posted on 05/08/2011 7:42:54 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: justiceseeker93

Paraphrasing J.C. Watts’ father: ‘A [Jewish] man voting for a Democrat is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders.’

Strange times indeed when Jews keep voting for the very party that is bringing Nazism back to life. Thankfully, many are waking up from their cultural dreaming and putting down the utopian crack pipe.


17 posted on 05/08/2011 7:48:57 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: hosepipe
"Just amazing that many Jews vote for people that have a proven record of despising them.. same with the blacks.. simply amazing.."

When it comes to voting, Jews are an enigma.

Any study or poll that says they vote less than 90% RAT is suspect.

18 posted on 05/08/2011 8:00:31 PM PDT by evad (Obama needs to show us his green card)
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To: NoLibZone
Warning all freepers: The posted article is in the same genre as articles trumpeting "Obama Loses Black Voters!"

Then it always seems to turn out that Black Support has plummeted to a "super low 95.8%." A great Republican candidate might pull 35% of the "Jewish Vote," maybe. The many Jews and Blacks who are conservative, honorable people in their private lives, will, and have voted for the very Democrats who openly despise their personal values.

They are on automatic pilot in the voting booth. It is a mystery of the Universe.

19 posted on 05/08/2011 8:10:08 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (We live in America's "Awkward" Era. Too late to fix the country. To early to start shooting.)
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To: Reverend Wright

Yup.

Obama could nuke Tel Aviv and still get 60% of the US Jewish vote.


20 posted on 05/08/2011 8:15:03 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Unless Reagan rises from the dead, we can easily find at least one reason to skip a leading GOPer.)
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To: evad

Sometimes I think that if Yasser Arafat ran as a Democrat, he’d get 90% of the Jewish vote. I’m pretty sure it’s not even worth discussing the conservative or Republican Jewish vote. I’ve been hopeful before, but like Charlie Brown and Lucy, disappointed every time.


21 posted on 05/08/2011 8:15:52 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: DefeatCorruption

My understanding is that religiously observant Jews, esp. Orthodox, are FAR more conservative than the “Secular” Jews that are Jewish by heritage, but haven’t likely set foot in a Temple in 30 years.


22 posted on 05/08/2011 8:22:09 PM PDT by RockinRight (Can't think of anything to say...)
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To: Kenny Bunk

I think the problem is two-fold. First, you have the “minority” component, and then you have the (incorrect) notion that the Nazis were right wing, and therefore, Republicans who are also right wing are obviosuly close to Nazis.


23 posted on 05/08/2011 8:25:00 PM PDT by RockinRight (Can't think of anything to say...)
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To: RockinRight
It's now all down to handouts. Since they now can vote themselves perks at the cost of working taxpayers the system is absolutely going to collapse.
24 posted on 05/08/2011 8:29:30 PM PDT by Digger (would have fought on the souths side.)
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To: justiceseeker93

Rush said the WH internal polling shows Zero as Toast in 2012.


25 posted on 05/08/2011 8:35:21 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: justiceseeker93

There will always be a minority that has not bent the knee to Baal.


26 posted on 05/08/2011 8:37:01 PM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: justiceseeker93

Obama could order beheadings of Jews on live TV.

90% of the Jewish sheep to the slaughter will still fund and vote for the anti-semite democrats and their Czar/President.


27 posted on 05/08/2011 8:49:53 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: justiceseeker93

Sounds to me like nothing much has changed. The slavish devotion to DemocRATS (read Obama) by the Jewish voters astounds me.


28 posted on 05/08/2011 8:51:21 PM PDT by teletech (Say NO to RINOS!)
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To: evad

BOOM.. BOOM.. BOOM... Boom..
BANG.. BAng.. BAng... BANG..
Yamuka.. Yamuka.. Yamuka.. Yamuka..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOyj4ciJk34


29 posted on 05/08/2011 9:16:53 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: hosepipe

“There must be something wrong with Jewish and american black cultures..BANG.. BAng.. BAng... BANG..
Yamuka.. Yamuka.. Yamuka.. Yamuka..”

What’s your freaking problem?

Maybe you should change your name to exhaust pipe.


30 posted on 05/08/2011 10:02:26 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: justiceseeker93

The last Republican to win the Jewish vote was Harding in 1920 with 43% in a three way race. The next best showing was 39% for Reagan in 1980.


31 posted on 05/08/2011 10:29:43 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Graybeard58

There are sectors of the American Jewish community who have always been conservative; especially Hasidim and the more fully committed Orthodox.


32 posted on 05/08/2011 10:42:37 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Yehuda
[ What’s your freaking problem? ]

I've had it with democrat Jews.... they are enemies..

33 posted on 05/08/2011 10:42:51 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: hosepipe
You'll love this story:

Unbelievable

34 posted on 05/08/2011 10:48:42 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Lamenting this phenomonon one evening, I finally got some Jewish Conservative guy here at FR to explain it to me at long last - something about their Eastern European history or something. It almost made sense at the time, but only if I adopted the unspoken proviso that these people are just incredibly stupid when it comes to politics, as are the Blacks.

When I assign any brain cells to the conundrum at all, they keep coming up with some sort of poorly formulated insight having to do with a lemming-like tribal mindset. Can’t figure it out, really - just another enigmatic mental disorder with a hopeless prognosis.


35 posted on 05/08/2011 10:53:38 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: hosepipe

Most Demo jinos DON’T WEAR “Yamukas” (sic) and even if they did, FORGET YOU for calling for them and blacks to be shot.

Pull your brains out of your rear end and ask the admin to pull your post.


36 posted on 05/08/2011 11:06:02 PM PDT by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: RockinRight
.... the (incorrect) notion that the Nazis were right wing,

Drives ya nuts, doesn't it? It's due to 1930's "anti-fascist" propaganda originating in the Soviet Union. The sad fact of the matter, which I advise you to never bring up in polite conversation if you ever want to eat lunch in this town again, is that the membership of the CPUSA was heavily Jewish. And damn few quit when Hitler and Stalin signed their non-Aggression Pact!

Go figure.

37 posted on 05/09/2011 12:54:19 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (We live in America's "Awkward" Era. Too late to fix the country. To early to start shooting.)
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To: RockinRight

“Secular Jews”

Can that be considered an oxymoron? (ABsolutely baffling)


38 posted on 05/09/2011 4:38:15 AM PDT by ripley
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To: Eleutheria5
There are sectors of the American Jewish community who have always been conservative

Yes, I'm aware of that but was unaware of how many liberal Jews there were until the last election. It is not in the best interest of Israel to vote for liberals but that seems to be an unimportant issue to the liberal Jewish Americans.

I'm a conservative Baptist man, raised from childhood to believe that those who bless Israel will be blessed by God and those who curse Israel may expect to be accursed of God. Liberals do not have the best interest of Israel at heart, to say the least.

39 posted on 05/09/2011 5:18:16 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Trump - Romney, without the Mormon baggage.)
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40 posted on 05/09/2011 5:23:01 AM PDT by SJackson (Normal people don't sit cross-legged on the floor and bang on drums, WI State Sen Glenn Grothman (R))
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To: justiceseeker93

I will be visiting my (Jewish) relatives in the NYC area in a couple of weeks and will be very interested to see if their views have changed at all in the past few months. As a conservative, I’m definitely one of the black sheep of the family (but not the only one), and I have often had to bite my tongue so hard at family gatherings that it nearly drew blood. My mom, however, cannot stand Obama - she genuinely thinks he’s a Communist, and I quite agree. She traveled to Israel last year for the first time, and reported back that the anti-Obama sentiment is almost universal. They cannot understand how Americans could be so stupid, especially American Jews.


41 posted on 05/09/2011 5:30:36 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: andy58-in-nh; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; Yaelle; All
In contrast to you, I don't bite my tongue all that much around family. I like to have political discussions with left-leaning relatives.

You'll find that except for the real radicals (who have a very self-serving agenda), most of them don't know very much about American politics, political history, economics, and economic history. Unfortunately, there is particularly great ignorance about Franklin D. Roosevelt, his somewhat subtle antisemitism (including his refusal to admit a shipload of German Jewish refugees desperately trying to escape Nazism), and his role in extending the Great Depression. Roosevelt has been built into a false icon through the generations in too many Jewish families, which serves as a phony basis for a continued loyalty to the 'Rat party.

I'm very well aware of the anti-Obama sentiment in Israel. Even in the 2008 election, before he had any influence on Middle East policy, Americans abroad in Israel voted about 75% for McCain. It's a different world there when you have to live in a neighborhood surrounded by violent enemies.

42 posted on 05/09/2011 6:22:51 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: evad
Any study or poll that says [Jews] vote less than 90% RAT is suspect.

No way Jews vote 90+% 'Rat nationally today. Even 'Rat organizations that have a vested interest in overstating the 'Rat vote wouldn't give you a number that high.

Obama's vote among Jews nationally was probably no higher than 70% in 2008, despite very questionable numbers showing him as high as 78%. In 2012, assuming he is the 'Rat candidate, look for him to get no more than 50 to 60% of the Jewish vote.

43 posted on 05/09/2011 6:31:56 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: RockinRight
My understanding is that religiously observant Jews, esp. Orthodox, are FAR more conservative than the "Secular" Jews that are Jewish by heritage, but haven't likely set foor in a Temple in 30 years.

Yes, that would be an accurate statement, statistically. But there are some religiously observant Jews who lean left, and some "secular" Jews - some here on FR - who are staunchly conservative politically.

44 posted on 05/09/2011 6:42:31 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: NoLibZone

That is a sharp drop off in support - although he should receive ZERO votes since he hates Judaism and Israel, in particular, and denigrates Jewish contributions to America. In fact, he HATES the USA now that I think of it.


45 posted on 05/09/2011 6:50:31 AM PDT by juliej
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To: dagogo redux; Yehuda; sheik yerbouty; TXRed; ncfool; Mr. Mojo; conservativguy99; freekitty; ...

While, I too, can’t believe in the Useful Idiot syndrome of Liberal Jews, I ask you to remember the Liberal Catholics who invited Obama to speak at Notre Dame all the while knowing of Obama’s support of partial-birth abortions.

I submit to you that there are Liberals in every religion and race who have allowed themselves to be duped into being useful idiots.

Re-read the accounts of Germany in the 1930’s and realize that entire nation’s have been brainwashed by Socialists. Spring forward to today’s Amerika and you will see history repeating itself.


46 posted on 05/09/2011 7:54:45 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: buccaneer81

The truth is... Not all Jew are Jews... it is not a race...


47 posted on 05/09/2011 8:24:43 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Yehuda
[ Most Demo jinos DON’T WEAR “Yamukas” (sic) and even if they did, FORGET YOU for calling for them and blacks to be shot. ]

Missed the humor part eh!... Are you Chasidic?...
A smile could break the Chasidim's faces..

48 posted on 05/09/2011 8:35:14 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: ripley
[ “Secular Jews” / Can that be considered an oxymoron? (ABsolutely baffling) ]

Not really.. You are Jewish because your mother was a Jew... NOT because you believe "ANYTHING".. You can be an atheist Jew.. You can even be a Muslim Jew.. still Jewish but very religious..

49 posted on 05/09/2011 8:40:38 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Re-read the accounts of Germany in the 1930’s and realize that entire nation’s have been brainwashed by Socialists. Spring forward to today’s Amerika and you will see history repeating itself.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

HUGE HISTORY BUMP!!!!

GOOD READ:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


50 posted on 05/09/2011 8:54:54 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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