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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Lavender, A.D. Sephardic political identity: Jewish and cuban Interaction in miami beach. Cont Jewry 14, 116–132 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02985895
- Jewish Community
- Political Identity
- Political Affiliation
- Contemporary JEWRY
- Caribbean Black