New York Times takes note of increasing numbers of Democrats abandoning Israel

A New Wave of Democrats Tests the Party’s Blanket Support for Israel
by Catie Edmondson
Oct. 7, 2018

A [not insubstantial] cluster of activist Democrats — most of them young, most of them cruising toward House seats this fall — has dared to breach what has been an almost inviolable orthodoxy in both political parties, strong support for Israel, raising the specter of a crack in the Democratic Party that Republicans could use to attract Jewish supporters….Pro-Israel groups like StandWithUs are concerned that [Democrat’s] anti-Israel views, promoted and masked by “human rights language,” will find “a landing space in our political system,” said Peggy Shapiro, the group’s Midwest executive director. READ MORE

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