Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
The day after the election looks a lot like the day before for President Obama, particularly in areas that have attracted the attention of Jewish voters: Tussling with Republicans domestically on the economy and health care, and dancing gingerly with Israel around the issue of a nuclear Iran.
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By:
Jewish Exponent Staff
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, a socially conservative Democrat who sits on the Foreign Relations Committee, held onto his seat Tuesday despite a high-dollar campaign from challenger Tom Smith.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
According to national exit polls, President Barack Obama won 69 to 70 percent of the Jewish vote — an overwhelming majority commensurate with projections, but down from the last presidential election.
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By:
JTA Staff
A week after “Superstorm” Sandy swept into the New York area with fierce winds, driving rain and a high tide for the history books, the nation’s largest Jewish community was still picking up the pieces. JTA gathered stories from around the storm zone about Sandy’s destruction, the recovery and the remarkable tales of human kindness.
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By:
Daniel Treiman, JTA
Along with the presidential race, we’re paying attention to congressional contests of Jewish interest and with Jewish candidates. Below are some of the races we will be watching tonight.
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