Catholic groups, Hasidic Jews, and other religious groups seek influence by investing in intense lobbying of multiple governments across country
Jewish People articles on Democracy Chronicles
Although relatively difficult to define, the Jewish people are a nation and ethnoreligious group originating from the Israelites (or Hebrews) of the Ancient Middle East's Levant. A minority in every country in which they live (except Israel), they have frequently experienced persecution throughout history, resulting in a population that has fluctuated both in numbers and distribution. Also see our section on World Democracy and our articles on Israel and the Middle East.
Somalia and Israel: Since I was born I could hear waves of hatred and prejudice pouring upon Jews for unexplained reasons apparently associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict
Poland Marks Holocaust Memorial remembrance has brought 10,000 students to country for event
Israel enters first elections since war with Hamas as country veers more to right: Israel’s Netanyahu stance on Palestinian conflict expected to remain
Israel politics has been extremely turbulent with Arab Spring impact on Arab Israeli Participation
More bellicose Israel foreign policy possible, right wing leaders battle for leadership: Israel election season launched as Netanyahu warns of Iran threat
Israel’s new settlements plans have united opposition to its policies
It is vitally important that even during the height of these recurring wars between the Israelis, the Palestinians, and Hezbollah that the world is not distracted from the very real possibility of producing an entirely different region in the Middle East that is shaped by democracy.
Democrats got strong backing as Orthodox Jews supported Obama with votes cast across the country
But for Barack Obama: Independent Jewish voters may finally be starting to see reason for support