“IfNotNow believes that the time is ripe to put Israel at the center of the primary debate: Only 26 percent of Democrats view the government of Israel favorably”

Progressive Jewish group IfNotNow expands forces for 2020
by Holly Otterbein
June 29, 2019

A progressive group of young Jewish activists opposed to Israel’s treatment of Palestinians is expanding its organization in hopes of making a major impact on the Democratic race for the White House. IfNotNow has launched a 501(c)(4) and is training organizers in the early primary state of New Hampshire, the group told POLITICO…The organization is also taking a page out of the playbook of groups such as Black Lives Matter and the American Civil Liberties Union: It plans to “bird-dog” presidential candidates at public events to create viral moments and prod the Democratic Party leftward on the issue of Israel. READ MORE

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