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Jews In Congress

Jews In Congress

Even though there are no Jewish Republican members of the House besides Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia (“Republicans Thin On Jewish Muscle,” Jan. 7), there are certainly plenty of Jews in both the House and the Senate. There are 12 Jewish senators (all Democrats) and 27 representatives (including Cantor).

Two states have two Jewish senators. Considering the membership of the Senate, that makes a 12 percent Jewish representation, far greater than statistically reasonable. There are still enough for a minyan.

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