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A list of famous Jewish Mayors, 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.

A. Martin Katz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Jewish Mayors
A. Martin Katz

Abe Aronovitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Jewish Mayors
Abe Aronovitz Died at 61 (1899-1960) - Abraham "Abe" Aronovitz was a Jewish American lawyer and Mayor of Miami. Aronovitz was one of six sons of Romanian immigrants, David and Kate Aronovitz. He was raised in Key West, ...more

Abe Beame is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Jewish Mayors
Abe Beame

Adolph Sutro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Jewish Mayors
Adolph Sutro Died at 68 (1830-1898) - Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro was the 24th mayor of San Francisco, and first German-American Jewish mayor, serving in that office from 1894 until 1896. He is today perhaps best remembered for the ...more

Annette Strauss is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Jewish Mayors
Annette Strauss Died at 74 (1924-1998) - Annette Strauss was a philanthropist and a former mayor of Dallas. The Annette Strauss Artist Square in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas is named in honor of her. She was the second ...more

Arthur Naftalin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Jewish Mayors
Arthur Naftalin

Bailey Gatzert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Jewish Mayors
Bailey Gatzert Died at 64 (1829-1893) - Bailey Gatzert was an American politician and the eighth mayor of Seattle, Washington, serving from 1875 to 1876. He was the first Jewish mayor of Seattle, narrowly missing being the first ...more

Bill Gradison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Jewish Mayors
Bill Gradison age 89 - Willis David "Bill" Gradison Jr. is an American politician, who served for almost two decades in the U.S. House of Representatives.

David Cicilline is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Jewish Mayors
David Cicilline age 56 - David Nicola Cicilline is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He ...more

Dawn Zimmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Jewish Mayors
Dawn Zimmer age 49 - Dawn Zimmer is the 38th mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey. As president of the Hoboken City Council, she became Acting Mayor after incumbent Peter Cammarano's resignation on July 31, 2009 following ...more

Dianne Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Jewish Mayors
Dianne Feinstein age 84 - Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein, born Dianne Emiel Goldman, is the senior United States Senator from California. A member of the Democratic Party, she has served in the Senate since 1992. She ...more

Ed Koch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Jewish Mayors
Ed Koch Died at 89 (1924-2013) - Edward Irving "Ed" Koch was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator. He served in the United States House of ...more

Edward Rendell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Jewish Mayors
Edward Rendell

Fiorello LaGuardia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Jewish Mayors
Fiorello LaGuardia

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Israel Katz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Jewish Mayors
Israel Katz

James Cohen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Jewish Mayors
James Cohen

Jerry Abramson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Jewish Mayors
Jerry Abramson age 71 - Jerry Edwin Abramson is a Democratic politician who was the 55th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky. On November 6, 2014, Governor Steve Beshear announced that Abramson would step down from his ...more

Jerry Springer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Jewish Mayors
Jerry Springer age 73 - Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer is an English-born American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted ...more

Jimmy Delshad is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Jewish Mayors
Jimmy Delshad age 77 - Jamshid "Jimmy" Delshad is an Iranian-American politician in the state of California. He became Mayor of Beverly Hills on March 21, 2007 and again on March 16, 2010. He is the first ...more

Jordan Levy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Jewish Mayors
Jordan Levy age 74 - Jordan Levy is an American Democratic politician and talk radio host from Worcester, Massachusetts. He served as the Mayor of Worcester on two occasions, first from 1981 to 1982 and the second ...more

Laura Miller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Jewish Mayors
Laura Miller age 59 - Laura Miller served as mayor of Dallas, Texas from 2002 through 2007. She did not run for re-election in the 2007 mayoral race. She was the third woman to serve as mayor of Dallas.

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Lawrence D. Cohen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Jewish Mayors
Lawrence D. Cohen

Martin Behrman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Jewish Mayors
Martin Behrman Died at 62 (1864-1926) - Martin Behrman, an American Democratic politician, was the longest-serving mayor in New Orleans history.

Michael Bloomberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Jewish Mayors
Michael Bloomberg age 75 - Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American business magnate, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 108th Mayor of New York City, holding office for three consecutive terms beginning with ...more

Moses Bloom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Jewish Mayors
Moses Bloom

Nancy Krasne is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Jewish Mayors
Nancy Krasne Nancy Krasne is an American politician and philanthropist. She served as the Mayor of Beverly Hills, California from 2009 to 2010.

Norm Coleman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Jewish Mayors
Norm Coleman age 68 - Norman Bertram "Norm" Coleman, Jr., is an American lobbyist, lawyer and politician. He served as a U.S. Senator from Minnesota from 2003 until 2009. Coleman was elected in 2002 and ...more

Oscar Goodman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Jewish Mayors
Oscar Goodman age 78 - Oscar Baylin Goodman is an American attorney and politician. He was the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada from 1999 to 2011. Goodman is an Independent and a former member of the Democratic Party.

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Phil Gordon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Jewish Mayors
Phil Gordon age 66 - Phil Gordon is an American politician who served as the 51st mayor of Phoenix, Arizona from 2004 to 2012. Gordon is a member of the Democratic Party.

Richard L. Berkley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Jewish Mayors
Richard L. Berkley

Sam Massell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Jewish Mayors
Sam Massell

Sophie Masloff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Jewish Mayors
Sophie Masloff Died at 97 (1917-2014) - Sophie Masloff was an American politician. A long-time member of the Democratic Party and civil servant, she was elected to the Pittsburgh City Council and later served as the mayor of ...more

Stephen Goldsmith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Jewish Mayors
Stephen Goldsmith age 71 - Stephen "Steve" Goldsmith is the former mayor of Indianapolis and most recently served as the Deputy Mayor of New York City for Operations, stepping down effective August 4, 2011. He ...more

Steven Abrams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Jewish Mayors
Steven Abrams

Susan Golding is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Jewish Mayors
Susan Golding age 72 - Susan G. Golding is an American Republican politician from California, best known as the former two-term mayor of San Diego. She is currently president and CEO of the Child Abuse Prevention ...more

Vera Katz is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Jewish Mayors
Vera Katz

Washington Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Jewish Mayors
Washington Bartlett Died at 63 (1824-1887) - Washington Montgomery Bartlett was the 20th mayor of San Francisco, California from 1883 to 1887, the 16th governor of California, and–to date–the only California governor that was Jewish.