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  • Political Tidbits: Poll says McCain winning among N.Y. Jews

    Poll shows John McCain with a big lead among Jews in New York. McCain wins big in an unscientific poll of JPOST.com readers. The Miami Herald reports on millions of DVDs of a controversial documentary about radical Islam being distributed via newspapers and direct mail to potential voters in swing states. Bernard Avishai reflects on… More ▸

  • Jewish push polling?

    Some Jewish voters claim they have been the target of anti-Obama push polling aimed at Members of the Tribe, according to the folks operating the new pro-Obama Web site: JewsVote.org. The Associated Press reported incidents in Florida and Pittsburgh: Jewish voters in Florida and at least one other state are being targeted by a telephone… More ▸

  • Lieberman: Still an asset in attracting Jewish votes?

    Sure, Joe Lieberman was very popular among Jewish voters in 2000, but would his inclusion on the Republican presidential ticket this year inspire significant numbers of them to jump to the GOP? Jewish McCain supporters say yes, but a recent poll indicates the Connecticut senator might not be much of a draw anymore among his… More ▸

  • J Street Poll: Obama behind Kerry, Gore and Clinton

    J Street has a new poll out, with plenty to digest about the views of American Jews on Middle East issues. For now … here’s our brief about the presidential election. In most cases 60 percent isn’t something to sneeze at, but that’s a double-digit drop from John Kerry – in the same poll in… More ▸

  • Faith in McCain

    Gallup has new poll data out showing that “religious intensity predicts support for McCain.” Jews are no exception – except that they are. Only 39% of U.S. Jews report that religion is important in their daily lives, well below the overall national average. Among this smaller group of religious Jews, however, Obama and McCain break… More ▸