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>Jew/Latino Commonality: Vote Democrat

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Fiesta Shalom

May 13, 2009

Jews and Latinos: The Political Future

Latino and Jewish activists Lucy Delgado and Steve Sass.

Latino and Jewish activists Lucy Delgado and Steve Sass.

Many years ago, a conservative commentator, frustrated that Jews continued to vote largely for Democrats, said it best: “Jews live like Episcopalians and vote like Puerto Ricans.” That sentence nicely captures the odd fact that Jews and Latinos, often quite different in their socioeconomic positions, have much in common politically.

Jews are among the most affluent and best educated Americans. Even though there are many working-class Jews, the bulk of the community is middle class, and Jews are disproportionately represented in professional occupations, including law, media, medicine and teaching.

Latinos are a vast community, growing in numbers and influence. While Latinos are making impressive educational strides in each generation, they continue to have a large working class, with great aspirations for upward mobility. In their daily lives, Latinos and Jews live in somewhat different worlds, and opportunities for interaction on an equal basis are not widespread.

And yet the evidence of political affinity is very strong.

Read more in depth about Jews and Latins.

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>Who’s Targeting The Jews For Elimination?

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Graffiti at Crescent Heights
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‘Jew’ Graffiti Confounds Experts

Law enforcement officials and hate crime watchdogs have been confounded over the last few months by a spate of graffiti with the word “Jew” marking multiple locations in the Fairfax area, near Hollywood and on La Cienega Boulevard near the 10 Freeway.

The word “Jew” or “Jewish,” sometimes accompanied by the letters “TMA,” have been spray-painted on lampposts, freeway overpasses, walls and dumpsters, sometimes alone and sometimes alongside other tagging. No anti-Semitic messages or symbols accompany the word. more

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>What Do Jews Believe About Condoms?

>You should click over to Helium for a recent story about condoms. In addition, right here on Don White’s Church Wire is a story indicating the Roman Catholic Church condemns the use of condoms — speaking of the Latin American epidemic.

Here’s a snipit of one of Helium’s stories.

RELIGION AND CONDOM USE

Humankind has known about contraception since ancient times. Early Islamic texts, ancient Jewish sources and sacred Hindu scriptures all refer to various herbal concoctions that claimed to induce temporary sterility. Apart from abstinence, however, condoms are probably the oldest form of effective birth control still in use today. Read more.

>May Be 13 Million Jews In The World

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Saturday, February 3, 2007

How many Jews are there? Ira Sheskin on Jewish Demography

http://zionism-israel.com/israel_news/2007/02/how-many-jews-are-there-ira-sheskin-on.html

There are not a lot of American Jews any way you look at the figures, and the numbers are declining.
Rosner’s Guest
Shmuel Rosner, Chief U.S. Correspondent

Ira Sheskin

Professor Sheskin is the Director of the Jewish Demography Project of the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Jewish Studies at the University of Miami. He is one of two authors of the recently published – and hotly debated – study on the number of Jews in the US, concluding there were more than 6 million of them. According to the survey, about 2.2 percent of Americans are Jewish.

Read the entire interview at http://zionism-israel.com/israel_news/2007/02/how-many-jews-are-there-ira-sheskin-on.html

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The History of Judaism
By Colleen Messina

1 The Jewish people have faced severe persecution during their long history, but they have also demonstrated great strength. Judaism began about 3,500 years ago. Abraham, the first Jew, was a respectable 99 years old at the time. It is believed that God made a covenant with Abraham that Abraham’s descendents would reach the “Promised Land” in exchange for their worship and obedience. Abraham believed in one God rather than many idols. Judaism became a major world religion. It is at the heart of both Christianity and Islam.

2 Abraham lived in present-day Iraq in 1800 B.C. His son, Isaac, and his grandson, Jacob, also became patriarchs of Judaism. Jacob’s twelve sons became the leaders of the 12 tribes of Israel. Their complicated story fills the Hebrew Bible, which is the Old Testament to Christians. Even Disney has made movies about Bible stories!

3 The story goes that the Hebrews went to Egypt because of a famine and later became Pharaoh’s slaves. By 1200 B.C., the Pharaoh worried that the Hebrew people might rebel. He ordered his thugs to throw all Hebrew boys into the Nile! One boy’s mother saved him by placing him in a covered basket in the river. Pharaoh’s daughter rescued the baby, and she named him “Moses.” This name means “one who was drawn out,” and the story of Moses is a well-known Bible story.

4 Moses rejected his royal family when he grew up. Pharaoh was Moses’ adopted grandfather so this must have taken great courage. Moses asked the Pharaoh to free the Hebrew slaves. Pharaoh said no, so God sent ten nasty plagues to the Egyptians. The Nile turned to blood, hoards of frogs hopped over the land, billions of bugs bothered the Egyptians, and then all the people got boils. With the death of all firstborn sons, including his own, the Pharaoh finally let his slaves go, but soon changed his mind and sent his soldiers after the Israelites. According to the Bible, the Red Sea split into walls of water. The Israelites escaped to Canaan, but the Pharaoh’s soldiers never were able to “catch a wave” and died in the attempt. This exodus was only one of many that Jews had to make at different times in their history.

>Inter-Faith Night At Salt Lake Tabernacle

>Faiths Join for Musical Tribute in Salt Lake Tabernacle
A children’s choir representing both the Jewish and Muslim faiths joined other performers in sharing their common beliefs during the Interfaith Musical Tribute to the Human Spirit held at the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

>Three Cheers For The Pope

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Vatican: Holocaust denier must recant

Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful during the weekly general audience in AP – Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful during the weekly general audience in Pope Paul VI hall, at the …

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican on Wednesday demanded that a prelate who denied the Holocaust recant his positions before being fully admitted as a bishop into the Roman Catholic Church.
It also said Pope Benedict XVI had not known about Bishop Richard Williamson’s views when he agreed to lift his excommunication and that of three other ultraconservative bishops Jan. 21.
The Vatican’s Secretariat of State issued the statement a day after German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the pope to make a clearer rejection of Holocaust denials, saying there had not been adequate clarification from the church.
The Holy See on Jan. 24 announced the rehabilitation of four bishops excommunicated in 1988 after being consecrated without papal consent.
Just days before, Williamson had been shown on Swedish state television saying historical evidence “is hugely against 6 million Jews having been deliberately gassed” during World War II.