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  • The 3 biggest Jewish stories of campaign 2012

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 1, 2012 | 3:32 pm

    Amid all the twists leading up to the 2012 election, Jewish stories turned up at each bend in the road. From the perpetual use of Israel as a political football to the little-known Jewish presidential candidate (the Green Party’s Jill Stein, who beat out the better-known Jewess...

  • October 15, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 15, 2012 | 1:09 am


    Arlen Specter, A Fiercely Independent American Original

    Jane Eisner of the Forward pays tribute to the veteran Jewish senator who walked both sides of the political aisle. 

    Specter’s Jewishness was the kind born of the immigrant experience, of being raised in the...

  • House Projection Updates….

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 9, 2012 | 8:02 am


    Our projection changes from -6 to -7 – namely, seven Jewish legislators less in the 2013 House than in the 2011 House. Here are updates on some races that are worthy of frequent traction.


    David Cicilline (RI) rebounds, now leads Doherty by 6 points.


    The NJ Jewish...

  • House Jewish Projection: Candidate Elimination Week

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 1, 2012 | 11:14 am

    Our J-Meter House Jewish Projection – in which we track races of ‎Jewish candidates for the House of Representatives, and give you an ‎up-to-date assessment of the general picture of Jewish presence in the ‎House and the Senate – will be updated again next week. That is...