California Democrats vote down motion to send Israeli Jews back to the countries from which they were evicted

NEW YORK POST
Democrats to Israel: Go to Hell
by Karol Markowicz
November 17, 2019

Last week, Israel once again faced a barrage of rockets from Gaza while most of the mainstream Democratic candidates whistled and looked away. Candidates don’t have to comment on every event happening around the world, but the ­silence of much of the Democratic field feels like more than passing disinterest. And when Vice President Joe Biden offered even a bland message of support for Israel that would have been unremarkable a few years ago, he got massive pushback from the left on Twitter. READ MORE

JTA California Democrats vote down ‘highly flawed anti-Israel’ amendment to party platform California Democrats voted down an amendment to their party platform that called for the right of return for Palestinians and eliminated references to the two-state solution. The amendment presented Sunday at the state party’s fall convention also advocated for the return of the descendants of Jewish refugees in Israel to the countries from which they fled. The Democrats for Israel Los Angeles chapter said in a statement that it coordinated the efforts to defeat the “highly flawed anti-Israel” amendment.

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