Senator Cory Booker: A Liberal African-American Baptist Who Loves Talking Torah

Newly minted Senator Cory Booker's affinity for Judaism won him Jewish votes - despite his lack of any real record on Jewish or Israel issues.

It's fitting, perhaps, that Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be filling the U.S. Senate seat of the late Democrat Frank Lautenberg. Lautenberg was a former national chairman of the United Jewish Appeal who wrote landmark immigration legislation benefiting Soviet Jews. Booker, an African-American and Baptist, has a number of high-profile...