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Israel Not High Voting Priority for Pro-Israel Student Activists

In the 2012 election, many pro-Israel American college students do not feel that their commitment to Israel must override their other passions.
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Representatives of the Republican Jewish Council declined to be interviewed.

Sarna noted that some pro-Israel Americans vote based on their views about Israeli security alone. Many of these voters, he added, will cast their ballots for Romney.

“It will be a vote that is more antagonistic to [Obama] than enthusiastic to the man challenging him,” he said.

Historically, American Jews have favored Democratic Presidential candidates by a 3-1 margin, and among all college students the ratio is 2-1.

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