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A list of famous Jewish Cabinet members and Senior Administration, with photos. These are important Jews who take part in running the United States government. There was a time when an American Jewish politician was rare or even unheard of. Today, although still a minority, the concept of "Jews in politics", a Jew seeking public office, is hardly unusual. Although less than 2.5% of the US population is Jewish, 10% of the US Senate follow the Judaic faith, and almost 7% of the House of Representatives. We can take heart that the antisemitism of the past is falling aside to more modern ideals. As a world, we have come a long way since the Holocaust.

Abraham A. Ribicoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Abraham A. Ribicoff Died at 88 (1910-1998) - Abraham Alexander Ribicoff was an American Democratic Party politician. He served in the United States Congress, as the 80th Governor of Connecticut and as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary ...more

Alice M. Rivlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Alice M. Rivlin

Ari Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Ari Fleischer age 57 - Lawrence Ari Fleischer is a former White House Press Secretary for U.S. President George W. Bush, from January 2001 to July 2003. Today, he works as a media consultant for the NFL, Bowl ...more

Arthur J. Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Arthur J. Goldberg

Caspar Weinberger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Caspar Weinberger Died at 89 (1917-2006) - Caspar Willard "Cap" Weinberger, GBE, was an American politician and businessman. As a prominent Republican, he served in a variety of prominent state and federal positions for three ...more

Dan Glickman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Dan Glickman age 73 - Daniel Robert "Dan" Glickman is an American businessman and politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1995 until 2001, prior to which he represented the ...more

Douglas J. Feith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Douglas J. Feith age 64 - Douglas J. Feith served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for United States President George W. Bush from July 2001 until August 2005. His official responsibilities included the ...more

Edward Levi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Edward Levi

Elliott Abrams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Elliott Abrams age 69 - Elliott Abrams is an American diplomat, lawyer and political scientist who served in foreign policy positions for U.S. Presidents, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. While serving for Reagan, ...more

Harold Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Harold Brown age 90 - Board member of Philip Morris. Making Columbia University proud. Harold Brown, American scientist, was U.S. Secretary of Defense from 1977 to 1981 in the cabinet of President Jimmy Carter. He ...more

Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Henry Kissinger age 95 - Henry Alfred Kissinger is an American diplomat and political scientist. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents ...more

Henry Morgenthau, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Died at 76 (1891-1967) - Henry Morgenthau, Jr. was the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He played a major role in designing and financing the New Deal. After 1937, while ...more

Jack Lew is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Jack Lew age 62 - Jacob Joseph "Jack" Lew is an American government administrator and attorney who is the 76th and current United States Secretary of the Treasury, serving since 2013. He served as the ...more

James Schlesinger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
James Schlesinger

Every Trump Cabinet Member's Stance On Science

John M. Deutch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
John M. Deutch age 79 - John Deutch has served in significant government and academic posts throughout his career.

Joshua Bolten is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Joshua Bolten age 63 - Joshua Brewster Bolten served as the White House Chief of Staff to U.S. President George W. Bush. Long time Republican Bolten replaced Andrew Card on April 14, 2006.

Judah Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Judah Benjamin

Kenneth Duberstein is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Kenneth Duberstein

Larry Summers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Larry Summers

Leon Fuerth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Leon Fuerth

Lewis Libby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Lewis Libby

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Madeleine Albright is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Madeleine Albright age 81 - Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright is a Czechoslovakian-born American politician and diplomat. She is the first woman to have become the United States Secretary of State. She was nominated by U.S. ...more

Michael Chertoff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Michael Chertoff age 64 - Michael Chertoff was the second United States Secretary of Homeland Security under President George W. Bush and co-author of the USA PATRIOT Act. He previously served as a judge on the United ...more

Michael Mukasey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Michael Mukasey age 76 - Michael Bernard Mukasey is a lawyer and former judge who served as the 81st Attorney General of the United States. Mukasey, an American lawyer, was appointed following the resignation of Alberto ...more

Mickey Kantor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Mickey Kantor age 78 - Michael "Mickey" Kantor is an American politician and lawyer. After serving as the Clinton-Gore campaign chair in 1992, Kantor was appointed United States Trade Representative, holding ...more

Neil Goldschmidt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Neil Goldschmidt age 77 - Neil Edward Goldschmidt is an American businessman and former Democratic politician from Oregon who held local, state and federal offices over three decades. After serving as the governor of ...more

Oscar Straus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Oscar Straus

Paul Dundes Wolfowitz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Paul Dundes Wolfowitz

Jewish Republicans

Philip Morris Klutznick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Philip Morris Klutznick

Richard Darman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Richard Darman Died at 65 (1943-2008) - Richard Gordon Darman was an American businessman and government official who served in senior positions during the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush.

Richard Perle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Richard Perle age 76 - Richard Norman Perle is an American political advisor, consultant, and lobbyist who began his career in government as a senior staff member to Senator Henry “Scoop” Jackson on the Senate Armed ...more

Robert Reich is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Robert Reich age 71 - Robert Bernard Reich is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was ...more

Robert Rubin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Robert Rubin age 79 - Robert Edward Rubin is an American economist and banking executive. He served as the 70th United States Secretary of the Treasury during the Clinton administration. Before his government ...more

Ron Nessen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Ron Nessen age 83 - Ronald Harold Nessen is an American government official who served as White House Press Secretary for President Gerald Ford from 1974 to 1977. He replaced Jerald terHorst, who resigned in the ...more

Sandy Berger is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Sandy Berger age 72 - Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger was the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs to President Bill Clinton, from 1997 to 2001. He was also one of the prominent actors of ...more

Victoria Nuland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Victoria Nuland

W. Michael Blumenthal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
W. Michael Blumenthal age 91 - Werner Michael Blumenthal served as United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1979.

Walter W. Rostow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Walter W. Rostow

Wilbur J. Cohen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
Wilbur J. Cohen

William S. Cohen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Jewish Cabinet Members and Senior Administration
William S. Cohen