Advancing Israel’s Security
March 17, 2015
We are the oldest democratic political party in the world and the American Jewish Community’s connection to the party stretches back to its very first days under the leadership of Thomas Jefferson. Since the 1920’s the Democratic party has been the natural home of the American Jewish Community.
For generations, the Democratic Party has been the natural home of the American Jewish Community—a bond that continues to this day under the leadership of Jewish American DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and President Barack Obama. President Obama shares our priorities and has implemented policies that resonate with Jewish values, rooted in our unwavering commitment to tikkun olam—repairing the world. His administration has forged an unprecedented security relationship between the state of Israel and the United States that reflects our nation’s ironclad commitment to Israel’s safety and strength. The President's domestic policies on a range of issues—from economic security to the separation of church and state to a woman's right to choose—are supported by a large majority of Jewish Americans and stand in sharp contrast to the policies of his critics.