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A list of famous Jewish politicians within the Obama 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.

David Axelrod is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Jewish Politicians within the Obama Administration
David Axelrod age 63 - David M. Axelrod is an American political consultant and Director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago. He is based in Chicago, Illinois, and was a top political advisor to ...more

Elena Kagan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Jewish Politicians within the Obama Administration
Elena Kagan age 57 - Elena Kagan is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Kagan is the Court's 112th justice and fourth female justice. Kagan was born and raised in New York City. After ...more

Lawrence Summers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Jewish Politicians within the Obama Administration
Lawrence Summers age 64 - Lawrence Henry "Larry" Summers is an American economist who is President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, ...more

Peter Orszag is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Jewish Politicians within the Obama Administration
Peter Orszag

Rahm Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Jewish Politicians within the Obama Administration
Rahm Emanuel age 59 - Rahm Israel Emanuel is an American politician who serves as the 55th Mayor of Chicago. A member of the Democratic Party, Emanuel was elected in 2011, becoming Chicago's first Jewish mayor. He ...more