Why are certain New York Jews “perplexed” that #AOC has no time to meet them; #JewishInsider seems clueless

New York Jewish leaders perplexed that AOC won’t engage with them
by Matthew Kassel and Jacob Kornbluh
October 2, 2020

Not long after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) pulled off a surprise upset in the June 2018 Democratic congressional primary, Michael S. Miller, executive vice president and CEO of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, reached out to set up an in-person meeting…Miller, whose organization represents the Jewish community to New York government officials and counts more than 50 local Jewish groups as members, had hoped to begin a dialogue with the young progressive upstart — and, after speaking with her chief of staff, was informed that a meeting with Ocasio-Cortez would be arranged. Two years and multiple follow-ups later, Miller is still waiting on her call. READ MORE

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