New Pew study shows 75 percent of Orthodox Jews identify as Republicans, up from 57 percent in 2013
May 21, 2021
(JTA) — Among the findings of the Pew Research Center’s new survey of American Jews is one that has become increasingly self-evident in recent years: Orthodox Jews in the U.S. overwhelmingly affiliate with the Republican Party.
According to the newest study, 75 percent of Orthodox Jews surveyed said they were Republicans or leaned Republican. In 2013, the last year in which Pew conducted a survey of American Jews, 57 percent of Orthodox Jews said they were Republicans or leaned Republican.
The Pew survey was conducted between Nov. 19, 2019 and June 3, 2020, a period of dramatic polariza...