“The Democrats have ceased to be a pro-Israel party and become one where Israel-haters are not only welcomed but given honor and power”

COMMENTARY
The Party’s Over for Pro-Israel Dems
by Jonathan S. Tobin
May 24, 2016

The names of those chosen to be on the Democratic Party platform committee were announced yesterday, and the headlines were about Bernie Sanders getting his due. Sanders was able to name five of the 15 members of the committee with Hillary Clinton getting six and Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz naming four…Three of Sanders’ picks [BDS supporter Cornel West, James Zogby and Rep. Keith Ellison] are outspoken opponents of Israel…pro-Israel Democrats must, if they are honest, now admit they are no longer a clear majority within their party. Sanders and the far left may not yet be in complete charge of the Democrats, but their influence is…increasingly decisive. READ MORE

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