Despite recent tension and barbs by Republicans over his policy toward Israel, US President Barack Obama is pulling ahead in support among Jewish voters, Buzzfeed reported.

According to an unreleased Gallup poll given to Buzzfeed, Jewish voters support Obama over rival Mitt Romney at a ratio of 70 to 25, about the same proportion that supported Obama to McCain (69 to 25) at the same point in the 2008 election.

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The polls reflect data compiled from July 1 to September 10.