J Street withdraws endorsement of Rashida Tlaib, Palestinian-American candidate who supports one-state solution
by Ben Sales
Aug 17, 2018
J Street has withdrawn its endorsement of Rashida Tlaib, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Michigan who recently called for a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tlaib, who is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, also called for a reduction in foreign aid to Israel. She is likely to win her Detroit-area district…Tlaib had previously received the endorsement of the lobby’s JStreetPAC based on her support for two states…In a Tuesday interview with In These Times magazine, Tlaib endorsed a one-state solution and supported the free speech rights of BDS activists, who push for Boycotts, Divstment and Sanctions against Israel. READ MORE
FREE BEACON Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib Now Too Radical for J Street Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib’s J Street endorsement is being reconsidered due to several policy shifts on Israel since she won her primary.