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Audio: Why Jews Vote Democrat


Why Jews Vote Democrat. An historical analysis.
12/23/2013, 7:14 AM

A7 Radio's "The Jay Shapiro Hour" with Jay Shapiro
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Part 1:

Who exactly are the "Palestinian" refugees? A discussion on how any why Arabs that lived in British mandate Palestine are treated differently then any other refugee in the world by the United Nations.

Part 2:

Why did Jews vote Democrat? Jay gets personal as he described how Jewish families, the children of immigrants had photos of Franklin D. Roosevelt in their homes and how the Democratic party helped "the little guy." Jews faced a silent kind of discrimination in business and college in a different time in America. But does that carry over into today's day, especially in how the Democrats relate to Israel?

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Jay Shapiro is the author of six books on Israeli politics, the Middle East, Judaism and aliyah. He is a columnist and frequently lectures in Israel and the United States. He was previously a physicist at a major Israeli firm and served as an aliyah shaliach for the Jewish Agency in America. His show has been on Israel National Radio since 1998. The Jay Shapiro Podcast airs every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
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