With climate bill passed, Democrats deliver on top policy concern for American Jews
August 26, 2022
(JTA) — The passage of a milestone climate bill in Congress on Friday means major progress on a policy issue that American Jews rank above all others in recent surveys of voter priorities.
While climate change is not often pegged as a Jewish issue, a set of poll results suggest concern about it is nearly a consensus in the community.
Already eight years ago, a survey from the nonpartisan group Public Religion Research Institute found that a far larger percentage of American Jews believed that climate change was a concern than Americans as a whole do. At the time, an estimated 8 in 10 A...