How Orthodox Money Is Reshaping Republican Politics

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05 May 2015
Inspiration

Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have long appreciated the importance of tapping into the pool of Jewish donors, who are among the most generous political contributors in the nation.

But until recently, Orthodox Jews have been an elusive target.

Like their Democratic counterparts, Republican candidates chose to go after more secular — albeit more conservative — Jewish donors, many of whom were hawkish on Israel; a demographic embodied in the old-line Republican Jewish Coalition, founded in 1985.

Read the full article at The Forward.

The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.