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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