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Harman’s departure: what does it mean for Jews?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/raphael_sonenshein/article/harmans_departure_what_does_it_mean_for_jews_20110216

The outcome of the decision by Jane Harman to quit her 36th congressional seat in the South Bay will likely be a signpost of the changing role of Jewish politicians and the Jewish vote in California politics and government. The Jewish presence in Southern California politics remains strong — after all, this is still a heavily Democratic state with two Jewish women as U.S. senators and a reliably Democratic loyalty among Jewish voters.

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