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Pro-Israel Rep Kathleen Rice (NY-D) selected over AOC for seat on House Energy and Commerce Committee

POLITICO Kathleen Rice beats out AOC for spot on coveted House committee by Sarah Ferris and Heather Caygle December 17, 2020 Rep. Kathleen Rice has captured a prized seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee after a contentious showdown … Continue reading

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

JEWISH INSIDER 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 … Continue reading

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“AOC’s snub of Rabin event means more than just hurt feelings at Peace Now. The star of “The Squad” is sending a message to pro-Israel Democrats: The party’s over”

JNS The left wants no part of liberal Israel by Jonathan C. Tobin September 29, 2020 In the world of politics, celebrity and name recognition is priceless, so in that sense, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is among the richest members … Continue reading

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“The left’s effort to take down New York Dem Rep. Eliot Engel will be a test case for the ability of the party establishment to keep a pro-Israel veteran in a majority minority district”

JNS Can Pro-Israel Democrats hold off an AOC clone? by Jonathan Tobin June 10, 2020 …Right now, [Eliot] Engel, who has held his seat since 1988, is in serious trouble. After 32 years in Washington, he is a bit complacent … Continue reading

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“If the Democrats are to defeat Trump, Sanders’s leftist and anti-Israel supporters must embrace the nominee, but what will he have to give them to secure their support?”

JNS Biden needs the Bernie Bros. Will he give them a say in policy? by Jonathan S. Tobin April 14, 2020 In a flight of fancy and an almost superfluous reminder of his irrelevance, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman … Continue reading

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“Bernie is that Jew who has taken his people’s suffering and offered it entirely outward, in the service of other causes”

TIMES OF ISRAEL The Jewish nightmare of Bernie vs. Trump by Yossi Klein Halevi February 12, 2020 Ask British Jews what advice they would offer to American Jews, based on their experience fighting Corbynism, and the answer is unequivocal: Don’t … Continue reading

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British Jews “overcome by the sense of deliverance from a great evil, some even wept”

JNS British working class saves Britain … and its Jews by Melanie Phillips December 13, 2019 The relief was overwhelming. When the exit polls on Thursday evening correctly predicted a large majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, British Jews allowed … Continue reading

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“What is a candidate like Sanders, who is not only Jewish but describes himself as “100 percent pro-Israel,” doing surrounded by people like Omar, Sarsour and Zahr?”

JNS When Israel’s enemies endorse a Jewish candidate by Jonathan Tobin October 17, 2019 At a time when his presidential campaign seemed about to go on life support, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was thrilled to get a boost from his … Continue reading

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“Trump’s “go back” tweet was certainly offensive and stupid, since three of the Squad were born in the United States and all are U.S. citizens. However, he wasn’t attacking their color or ethnicity. Racism is picking on people for who they are; Trump attacked the Squad for what they do and say””

JNS In Trump vs. ‘the Squad,’ American Jews have picked the wrong target by Melanie Phillips July 18, 2019 …The anti-Jewish and anti-Israel prejudices repeatedly expressed by certain members of the Squad have disquieted many American Jews. Yet the Democratic … Continue reading

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“The feud between Trump and “the squad” ensured that a DOJ summit was largely ignored and instead helped legitimize those who have spread Jew-hatred”

JNS Overshadowing the battle against anti-Semitism by Jonathan Tobin July 16, 2019 …But even in a normally slow July news cycle, coverage of the [DOJ] anti-Semitism summit was buried underneath the avalanche of attention devoted to the spat between President … Continue reading

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