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I'm not Jewish so I may have done poor at this.--T. Anthony 14:30, 22 May 2007 (UTC)

In my view, if this page is to be useful, it should follow a model similar to Jewish left: look at Jewish political movements of the right, or explore why there has been a Jewish right, rather than simply list right-wing politicians who happen to be Jewish. BobFromBrockley 11:05, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

American Jews on the Right[edit]

I have a theory that most Jews are democrats because most Jews are immmigrants from the 30's (and reflect the leftist thought of Russia/Eastern Europe). In contrast I have a theory that most Jews on the right come from more established or earlier immigrant families. ANyone know if this is true?66.66.191.53 (talk) 04:02, 22 November 2007 (UTC)

I have no evidence, but I'm going to say I doubt it. A fair amount of the notable Jewish people I find on the Right or Left are immigrants or children of immigrants while others aren't. I do have some feeling that American Reform Jews are probably more strongly Democrat than Orthodox Jews, and maybe Reform families came later, but I don't know if that's even right.--T. Anthony (talk) 11:46, 23 November 2007 (UTC)
Probably more likely that orthodox Jews experience an affinity for a conservative/traditionalist political outlook just as many evangelical Protestants and practicing Catholics do (and likewise a tendency for Reform Jews to identify with leftward-trending political causes, just like many religiously liberal Protestants and Catholics). It's only an hypothesis, however; one should avoid extending such speculation to individuals, because there will be plenty of exceptions. User:Richard David Ramsey 20:00, 28 June 2008 (UTC)
There's some reason to think more religious Jews, in general, are more conservative. Jewish Americans who say "religion is important in my daily life" are 23% less likely to support Obama.[1]--T. Anthony (talk) 23:05, 13 July 2008 (UTC)
Um, Jewish left-wingers are probably NOT mostly descended from 1930s immigrants, given that there was a law that clamped down on immigration from the 20s to the 60s. The heyday of Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe was the period between 1890 and 1920. 192.12.88.7 (talk) 01:57, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Do we really need a long list of American Jewish conservatives in this article? How do we decide which ones should be in the list? DO we need a citation on each of them to show their conservative-ness and Jewish-ness? I think we need basic contours here, not exhaustive details. BobFromBrockley (talk) 11:59, 8 April 2009 (UTC)

OTOH, there's WP:BLP. 192.12.88.7 (talk) 01:58, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Why is Dov Hikind on the list? As far as I know, he was never a member of GOP or any party other than Dem. He is, in my opinion, a conservative, but my opinion doesn't matter much and the list specifically says "Republican". Am I missing something? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.90.156.41 (talk) 15:31, 8 April 2010 (UTC)

Hayek citation[edit]

Hayek was not of Jewish ancestry. Check his page.184.59.7.32 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 22:23, 4 February 2011 (UTC).

Massive amount on US Republican party[edit]

There is currently a completely disproportionate amount about Jews in the US Republican Party, a sub-topic of the topic Jewish right. I think this should either be heavily reduced, or have a page of its own. Otherwise it is undue weight. I have added a globalise tag to stimulate action.BobFromBrockley (talk) 09:32, 6 July 2011 (UTC)