Contemporary Jewry

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 116–132 | Cite as

Sephardic political identity: Jewish and cuban Interaction in miami beach

  • Abraham D. Lavender
Contemporary jewry


Sephardic political identity is compared with Ashkenazic political identity in Miami Beach. Overall, Sephardim are slightly less likely to be Democrats than are Ashkenazim; but both Cuban Sephardim and Ashkenazim are much less likely to be Democrats than are non Cuban Jewish voters. In Miami Beach, Sephardic identity especially has been influenced by the Cuban experience.


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  • Abraham D. Lavender
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  1. 1.Florida International UniversityUSA

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