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American Jewish political culture and the liberal persuasion

Author: Henry L Feingold
Publisher: Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2014.
Series: Modern Jewish history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The sustained loyalty of the Jewish electorate to the Democratic party while other ethnic voters cast their ballots elsewhere has long puzzled political pundits and chagrined Republican stalwarts. Yet efforts to turn the Jewish vote have thus far failed. The majority of Jewish voters continue to pull down the democratic voting lever as if guided by some divine force. No Republican presidential candidate has won the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry L Feingold
ISBN: 9780815610250 0815610254
OCLC Number: 857898039
Description: xv, 357 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jewish political culture: the American wrinkle --
American Jewish liberalism: how deep the roots? --
The new deal Jewish liberal amalgam --
The liberal Zionist entanglement --
Israel's resonance in American Jewish politics --
Holocaust consciousness, liberal hope.
Series Title: Modern Jewish history.
Responsibility: Henry L. Feingold.


This monumental work answers the grand question of where American Jewish liberalism comes from and ultimately questions whether the communal motivations behind such behaviour are strong enough to  Read more...


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