Jewish Democrats contend with a wave of progressives who criticize Israel
by Charles Dunst
July 10, 2018
…The [Bernie] Sanders effect According to a Pew Research Center survey, the percentage of Democrats saying they sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians has declined from 38 percent in 2001 to 27 percent in 2018 — the lowest level of support on record. Support for Israel further decreased among self-identified “liberal” Democrats from 48 percent in 2001 to 19 percent in 2018. In the same time period, their support for Palestinians rose from 18 percent to 35 percent…Some credit Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with normalizing such criticism of Israel. READ MORE
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