Presents evidence from the literature that Jews are generally to be found on the left side of the political economic spectrum. Various thories have been put foward to explain this phenomenon: historical accident, reaction to stereotypes, intellectualism, and the Mishnah. Concludes that Jews, even orthodox ones, are liberals and leftists.
International Journal of Social Economics – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 1, 1996
Keywords: Economics; Politics; Religion