“Despite the pressure from the hard Left, liberals and progressives who support Israel must continue to carve out a political space for themselves”

ALGEMEINER
Are Jews Who Refuse to Renounce Israel Being Excluded From ‘Progressive’ Groups?
by Alan Dershowitz
August 24, 2016

Last year, Rabbi Susan Talve, a longtime activist on race issues in the St. Louis area was told that her advocacy for Israel was incompatible with the objectives of Black Lives Matter: “Solidarity from Ferguson to Palestine has become a central tenet of the movement,” she was informed, because “Israeli and U.S. state oppression are deeply interconnected.”…The self-described “progressive wing” of the Democratic Party — represented by radical and often repressive organizations such as MoveOn, CodePink, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter (BLM) — has become openly opposed to the nation state of the Jewish people. READ MORE

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