It’s well-known that American Jews tend to lean left politically. Over 70 percent, for example, voted for Barack Obama. But what about the rest of the Jews? “Are we chopped liver?” asks Benyamin Korn, a fiscally conservative Orthodox Jew?
There are, in fact, a handful of Jewish activists that strongly support the Tea Party movement. Moment‘s Web Exclusive on the Jewish Tea Party includes profiles of some of its activists and a fascinating account of how they got involved.
What do you think about the Tea Party? Is it “good for the Jews?” Leave your comments and let us know!
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Tea party is a fiscally conservative movement. It is strong on defense and on support of Israel. Sure there are fringe extremists (on the left and on the right) in the movement. But it is a big tent to cover very diverse crowd. I thing it’s a healthy development in US political landscape. The more active people movements are involved in politics the more effective and efficient government will be