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SOURCE: Jewish Journal
How will Jews vote on Nov. 4, 2012? Obama or Romney? How should Jews vote? And why will it matter? Shmuel Rosner looks at the increasingly important Jewish vote in his new book published by Jewish Journal books.
Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 05, 2012
Renowned political analyst Shmuel Rosner's new book, "The Jewish Vote: Obama vs. Romney / A Jewish Voter’s Guide” (Jewish Journal Books, 2012) attempts to answer these questions in a nonpartisan analysis of the critical Jewish vote in the upcoming 2012 presidential election.
In this timely account, Rosner looks at the 2012 presidential race through the lens of one of the most influential and fascinating voting blocs in America: American Jews. Although only 2 percent of the population, American Jews can wield an outsized impact on electoral outcomes in critical swing states, and even more so through their activism and political contributions.
Rosner examines the chances of these traditionally Democratic voters switching to support a Republican, and the influence dramatic developments in Israel and the Middle East will have on the Jewish vote. His findings:
Using on-the-spot reporting, statistics, interviews and expert analysis, Rosner provides fresh, original and nonpartisan insights to help readers navigate a highly contentious election season.
Shmuel Rosner is the senior political editor for the Jewish Journal and writes the influential daily blog Rosner's Domain. He is also a senior fellow at The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI); the nonfiction chief editor for Israel’s largest publishing house, Kinneret Zmora-Bitan Dvir; writes weekly for The International Herald Tribune / New York Times and for Israel’s Maariv Daily (Hebrew). He was previously a columnist for The Jerusalem Post, and was chief U.S. correspondent, head of the news division and head of the features division for the Israeli daily Haaretz. He wrote for many magazines, including Slate, Foreign Policy, Commentary, The New Republic, The Jewish Review of Books, and others. Rosner’s book, “Shtetl, Bagel, Baseball: On the Wonderful, Dreadful State of American Jews” was published in Israel by Keter, in Hebrew, (2011) and became a best-seller.
Jewish Journal Books is a division of TRIBE Media Corp., an independent, nonprofit and nonpartisan media company that produces the Jewish Journal, jewishjournal.com and TRIBE magazine.
The Jewish Vote: Obama vs. Romney is available on amazon.com as a Kindle e-book for instant download, or in a softcover print edition, also via amazon.com
For more information, contact melissaw(at)jewishjournal(dot)com. To contact Shmuel Rosner, e-mail shmuelr(at)jewishjournal(dot)com.
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