Pro-Israel Democrat Shontel Brown defeats rival Turner in Ohio primary
August 4, 2021
In a crowded primary race for a vacant US seat in the Democratic enclave of Ohio’s 11th District, local establishment Democrat Shontel Brown was battling progressive Nina Turner. With 53.8% of precincts reporting, the pro-Israel Brown was ahead, 50.4% to 43.8% for Turner…Brown emphasized her support for Biden’s administration, and Brown’s supporters highlighted Turner’s past criticism of the president. Turner was the co-chair of Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign; last year she compared voting for Democratic President Joe Biden to eating excrement. READ MORE
JEWISH INSIDER ADL’s Greenblatt to discuss rising antisemitism After her loss to Shontel Brown in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District, Nina Turner blamed “evil money.” [ADL’s] Greenblatt said he had just recently learned about Turner’s remarks when speaking to JI yesterday, and said that ADL’s Ohio office was reaching out to her campaign.
ALGEMEINER Leading Jewish Official Condemns ‘Behind the Curtain’ Comments From US Rep. Tlaib as ‘Dog Whistle’ On Tuesday, Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt criticized as a “dog whistle” remarks from US Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) alleging that unspecified individuals were profiting by opposing both the Palestinian cause and domestic US policies like health care reform…“As I think about my family in Palestine, that continue to live under military occupation and how that really interacts with this beautiful Black city I grew up in… READ MORE