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PJ: The impression I had from reading some US reports, prior to seeing this article, was that Romney was making strong gains with the Jewish vote, especially because of his scheduled trip to Israel. He is playing to the far right in Israel but is not gaining the support of the majority of Jewish people either there or in the US.
On eve of Romney visit, U.S. Jews continue to favor Obama by 68%-25%, new poll shows
Gallup poll also finds that Americans view
Netanyahu favorably by a margin of 35%-23%, but Democrats are growing