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Poll: Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, Israel
Israel News Agency / Google News ^ | October 4, 2012 | Karen Levy

Posted on 10/04/2012 7:14:45 PM PDT by IsraelBeach

Poll: Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, Israel

By Karen Levy
Israel News Agency

New York, New York --- October 4, 2012 ... Jewish Democrats who have voted for Democratic Presidents in the past four Presidential elections are now jumping ship and plan on voting for the economic and foreign policies advocated by US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

The INA poll, which was released after the first Presidential debate last night where Mitt Romney clearly buried a depressed and nervous Barack Obama, illustrates that over fifty percent of all democratic voters are now either unsure or committed to voting for the Romney team.

Another poll released last month confirms predictions that Obama was losing up to a quarter of the Jewish votes he got in 2008. The Investors Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor/TIPP Poll gives a breakdown of religion along with other demographic groups.

"American Jews have always picked the liberal side due to their own history of suffering," said Joel Leyden, Director of "American Jews have always perceived the Democratic Party as being more sensitive and understanding to human issues. But after four years of no hope and no change, of unemployment at its worst rate in over 30 years, and with Israel being threatened with nuclear weapons by Iran, the Jewish vote is now going through an historic transition."

President Barack Obama was badly defeated in his first televised Presidential debate last night. Obama faced a confident, knowledgeable and aggressive Mitt Romney who was not intimated by the President's arrogance.

“Mitt Romney took control of the first debate and won it handily on both substance and style," said Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) Executive Director Matt Brooks.

“Last night Americans saw the real Mitt Romney, not the caricature of the negative attack ads and biased media reports. They saw Romney in command of the facts, secure in his principles and demonstrating the leadership and competence that has been missing in the White House for nearly four years."

Brooks added: “Romney made his case effectively on taxes, jobs, protecting the middle class, and health care. But he also gave voice to the enduring values of America, showed how far we have strayed from them under the Obama administration, and pledged to turn America back onto the path of economic growth and opportunity for all.”

All of US major media from CNN, FOX and the New York Times to AP, USAToday and the LA Times agreed that Obama was "rusty", "depressed" "not familiar with the issues" and "passive" when confronted by an articulate Romney.

"Obama is not used to being challenged in public," said Leyden. "He used master sales skills and was the right person at the right place using the right race card when running for his first term. American Jews as all Americans are now suffering. The lack of employment, homes being auctioned by banks, members of the US military not being allowed to vote and recent college graduates joining the unemployment lines have made everyone nervous. When one looks outside the US they see the Middle East in turmoil and America's most loyal ally - Israel - being ignored by the White House."

A Facebook group Jews for Mitt Romney has opened on the Internet and promises to answer many questions that Jewish democrats may have about Mitt Romney. As the Facebook groups states: "Republicans also have a heart. A very large and caring heart for Americans. We believe in enabling people, not making them dependent on government services. But if they need government services - they will be there."

"Barack Obama can ignore Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jewish children carrying gas masks in Israel but he can't ignore the US public," said Leyden.

"On February 1, 2009, Obama said that his presidency would be a “one-term proposition” if the economy did not recover in three years. As Romney, a documented success in making Massachusetts thrive as governor and US businesses prosper and grow as one of America's most respected business leaders, said last night - the President may own his own airplane and house, but he does not own the facts. The facts illustrate a failed President who has made many promises and has kept none."

TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: barackobama; democrats; jewish; jewishvote; jews; mittromney; obama; romney
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To: rawhide
Check out and share: Jews 4 Mitt Romney
21 posted on 10/04/2012 7:48:35 PM PDT by IsraelBeach
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To: PittsburghAfterDark

I asked a Jewish republican friend of mine that very question. He said most Jews in the USA are Jews by race and don’t take the active practice of their alleged faith seriously. He said most at his synagogue who truly live pious lives of forbearance according to the scriptures will vote for Romney.

22 posted on 10/04/2012 7:48:49 PM PDT by Private_Sector_Does_It_Better (I AM ANDREW BREITBART)
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To: All

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23 posted on 10/04/2012 7:49:00 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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To: Perdogg

Obama will be lucky to get 30% of the Jewish vote this year.

That is the reason for the huge Democrat oversampling in the polls; they know that they are losing the intelligent Jews.

24 posted on 10/04/2012 7:50:30 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: MarkL

Every Jewish conservative knows your pain.

25 posted on 10/04/2012 7:58:49 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: IsraelBeach

Uh-huh. I remain unconvinced.

For reasons I have NEVER been able to understand, the majority of Jews in America support the Dem Party despite the fact that the Dems hate Jews and wish that the Arabs would overrun and destroy Israel.

I don’t get it.

26 posted on 10/04/2012 8:07:06 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: IsraelBeach
American Jews have always perceived the Democratic Party as being more sensitive and understanding to human issues.

Oh yeah, the KKK, Janet Reno, Rahm Emanuel et al...they're exactly like that.

27 posted on 10/04/2012 8:08:36 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: IsraelBeach

A real sleeper issue for Jewish voters is the status of their children’s job prospects after college. Jews are traditionally more concerned with education at the college and graduate level than most, if not all, other demographic groups. Who knows how many Jewish parents are sitting on co-signed college and graduate school loans and watching their children still looking for work in that discipline they paid for. And now they are also on the hook for payments.

For once the checkbook issue triumphs their traditional belief systems.

28 posted on 10/04/2012 8:09:35 PM PDT by LRoggy (Peter's Son's Business)
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To: BlueStateRightist

I am sorry for you, seeing these things in your family. Choosing blindness and darkness willfully is a spiritual condition quite apart from faith. Our nation is in peril by this thinking. Prayers for you and your family.

29 posted on 10/04/2012 8:20:39 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: Viennacon


30 posted on 10/04/2012 8:28:35 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: IsraelBeach

I like the 5 questions on the page ‘Jews4Obama’

31 posted on 10/04/2012 8:31:14 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Milagros

(Strike last comment)
I meant the 5 questions here

32 posted on 10/04/2012 8:32:07 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: Private_Sector_Does_It_Better

Two of my clients are Jews but never go to the Synagogue or practice their faith. Both die hard Democrats always and forever whose favorite newspaper is the New York Times. Gave up long ago trying to have a sensible conservation with them about political issues long ago. I still, on occasion, cannot resist saying, “I tried to tell you so” though.

33 posted on 10/04/2012 8:32:24 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: MarkL

I fail to see how or why Obama is worshipped like a false god when it’s apparent how much he lies and how damaging his policies and actions are for our nation. I fail to see how the liberals cannot see his ties to the Muslim brotherhood, his hatred towards America and God, his disdain for the Constitution which he would desperately like to rid of the 1st and 2nd am,endments, his buildup of internal police elements which include over 2500 APCs, millions of rounds of ammunition, new NSA domestic spying station, microwave crowd dispersion vehicles, new technology which can retarget lightning bolts to use them as weapons (see Revelation 13:13), his passage of laws / legislation against the will of the people by circumventing Congress (Obamacare and other laws which pertain to the ability to protest and infringe on free speech), horrible foreign policy which has resulted in an emboldened terrorist element, his giving away foreign aid to terrorist elements....ok I’ll stop here but this could continue for get my drift.

Yet they are either too hypnotized, gullible, naive, stupid, or stubborn to understand that this President is a Manchurian Candidate with ties to Communist Part ideologies and that his real job is to remove America’s economic and military power for radical terrorist elements.

34 posted on 10/04/2012 9:39:49 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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35 posted on 10/04/2012 9:59:30 PM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: IsraelBeach

I don’t see any evidence of a INA poll on the web.

Can someone post a link to it?

36 posted on 10/05/2012 2:35:38 AM PDT by CalTexan
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To: kingattax


BTW I saw over over 36 RR Yard signs in Boca yesterday

37 posted on 10/05/2012 4:32:23 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: CalTexan
INA polls are mostly reserved for journalists of the INA. Telephone polling results may be kept closed, released to journalists or released to the public. Often the INA uses Gallup and Pew in association with INA public research. INA Research Center
38 posted on 10/05/2012 5:06:21 AM PDT by IsraelBeach
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To: DustyMoment
Most Jews, like everyone else, learn most of their behavior from their parents. I grew up a Democrat and quickly became a Conservative after carrying an M-16 in the Israel Defense Forces. Democrats and Liberals appeal to Jews as they offer a more humane image to minorities who have and continue to suffer greatly. Republicans and Conservatives are no less humane, but their image is not as soft. Dems believe that big government owes them, while we expect nothing except for what we can bring to the table. Both groups are not really that far apart, except when we look at Obama. Obama is not a democrat, he is a socialist whose policies have hurt the US at home and abroad.

Thank g-d for the Republican Jewish Coalition whose job is to enlighten American Jews. They are doing an excellent job!

39 posted on 10/05/2012 5:43:00 AM PDT by IsraelBeach
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Romney being a “religious oddball” (Mormon) may actually help with this wannabe broad minded group.

Yep. Those would would rather die than vote for a serious Christian might be persuaded to vote for a Mormon.

40 posted on 10/05/2012 6:14:15 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time
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