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Ronald Reagan

How the Republican Earned the Respect, and the Votes, of a Liberal Community.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/politics/article/ronald_reagan_20040611

Ronald Reagan's presidency was a time when U.S. Jewish power grew to new levels of influence -- and when Jews learned of its limits. Thanks to Reagan, who died Saturday at age 93 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's, the years 1981-1989 saw the consolidation of bipartisan support for the causes Jews held dearest: a secure Israel and the freedom of Soviet Jews.

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