Winning the Jewish Vote

August 27, 2012

In June, a Gallup poll showed that President Barack Obama plunged 10 points among Jewish voters. Meanwhile, 29 percent of Jewish voters said they support Republican candidate Mitt Romney - the highest level of Jewish support for a Republican candidate in close to 25 years. 

Kara Miller speaks with Brandeis professor Jonathan Sarna about what Jewish voters are looking for in a president this election season and who is speaking to their needs and values.


  • Jonathan Sarna, Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, Director of the Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program.

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