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A Jewish man campaigns for Mitt Romney in New York on Nov. 6, 2012.

Photograph by Kai Nedden/laif/Redux

A Jewish man campaigns for Mitt Romney in New York on Nov. 6, 2012.

Jewish Vote Shifted in 2012 — Still Not Enough to Turn Election

Exit polling found Republican Mitt Romney receiving 30 percent of the votes of Jews on Nov. 6, up from 21 percent for Sen. John McCain in 2008. President Barack Obama’s share declined to 69 percent from 78 percent, according to...

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Joseph Block wears an Obama '08 yarmulke during day two of the Democratic National Convention.

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Joseph Block wears an Obama '08 yarmulke during day two of the Democratic National Convention.

Jerusalem: Party Platforms Aligned

The Republican Jewish Coalition plans to run a newspaper ad in Charlotte during the Democratic National Convention asking, “What is missing from Obama’s 2012 Democratic platform?” and highlighting what the Republicans say are pro-Israel provisions missing from this year’s document...

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A poster of President Barack Obama, reading 'Yes we can', endorsing a two-state solution based on the borders of 1967 as a peace solution between Israel and Palestine, during a peace demonstration in Tel Aviv.

Photograph by Olivier Weiken/EPA

A poster of President Barack Obama, reading 'Yes we can', endorsing a two-state solution based on the borders of 1967 as a peace solution between Israel and Palestine, during a peace demonstration in Tel Aviv.

Democrats Silent on Jerusalem — Romney: `Unfortunate’

The Democratic Party platform does not state that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, an omission that’s likely to inflame critics who say President Barack Obama has taken too weak a position towards a stalwart American ally. “President Obama and...

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A damaged bus following Wednesday's deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers at the Burgas airport parking lot, Bulgaria.

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A damaged bus following Wednesday's deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers at the Burgas airport parking lot, Bulgaria.

Obama’s Appeal to Jewish Voters: `The Unbreakable Bond’

In the wake of a terrorist attack in Bulgaria that killed five Israelis — and as Mitt Romney prepares to travel to Jerusalem later this month — the stated commitments of President Barack Obama and his Republican rival to the...

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