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Submitted by Ruben (Belgium), May 23, 2006 at 14:31

Don't American Jews vote overwhelmingly Democratic? From what I've read, many American Jews actually oppose the State of Israel (the reason why is beyond me). So is there really a shift towards voting Republican among Jews in the U.S.?

The article didn't mention the Afro-American community... Since they're said to generally vote Democratic, are they also rather pro-Palestinian?

Ruben

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I am not arguing that everyone who votes Democratic is hostile to Israel, but that this point of view has gained ground in the Democratic party.

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