14 Democratic lawmakers urge the Biden White House to undertake a fundamental change in American policy on military aid to the Jewish state.
A group of 14 Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged the Biden Administration to undertake a fundamental change in its approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI), Ilhan Omar (MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY)and Ayanna Pressley (MA) held a press conference on Monday 15 July 2019 to respond to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them. – Screenshot/ YouTube
In a letter addressed to President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the group led by Representative Jamaal Bowman and Senator Bernie Sanders calls on the leaders to “undertake a change in American policy in recognition of the aggravation of violence, the continuation of the annexation of land and the denial of Palestinian rights”. Continue Reading »
Israel’s envoy to the UN, invited to address the AIPAC conference, lambasted the Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders for attacking AIPAC, the largest bipartisan pro-Israel lobbying group, and who also went on to call PM Netanyahu a “reactionary racist.”
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Democratic frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders defended himself from accusations he is anti-Israel in an interview with Margaret Brennan on CBS News Sunday.
Sanders, who refused to address this week’s AIPAC policy conference, was asked if he thought he would suffer politically for shunning the pro-Israel lobby.
“Yeah, I do. I mean, they have a lot of money. Continue Reading »
The Rabbis letter goes on to say, “AIPAC’s mission is one that we and our congregants care deeply about…. The AIPAC Policy Conference may be the largest political gathering of Democrats and Republicans in the entire country.”
– Read letter & list of American Rabbis
By OMRI NAHMIAS
WASHINGTON – Following Sen. Bernie Sanders’s decision to skip the AIPAC Policy Conference in March, a group of 347 rabbis has signed an open letter to the Democratic front-runner, saying they support AIPAC’s role in advancing the US-Israel relationship and reject his “outrageous comments.”
Sanders claimed on Saturday that the organization gives a platform “for leaders who express bigotry.” Continue Reading »
The former UN Ambassador tweets: “Just when you thought Bernie Sanders couldn’t get any more radical, he outdid himself. He wants to take money we give to Israel to defend itself from terrorists, and give it to Gaza, which is run by terrorists?? Unreal.”
By Elad Benari
Nikki Haley, the former US Ambassador to the UN, on Monday fired back after Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called the Israeli government “racist” and suggested that the US should redirect its aid to Israel and give it to Gaza instead.
“Just when you thought Bernie Sanders couldn’t get any more radical, he outdid himself. Continue Reading »
What good can come from Sharia advocates & a self-hating Jew? – #Jexodus PLEASE!
Sen. Bernie Sanders has joined with Linda Sarsour and Rashida Tlaib in IFNOTNOW’s newly formed non-profit branch to highlight its 2020 campaign against Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem and the Jewish West Bank.
BY JEREMY SHARON
The radical US-based IfNotNow organization that campaigns against Israel’s control of the West Bank has formed a new nonprofit branch to highlight its message during the 2020 presidential campaign.
The organization stated that Israel’s occupation of the Palestinians was a moral concern for the US Jewish community, and alleged that allegations of antisemitism are manipulated to fight those who oppose Israel’s policies. Continue Reading »
Jewish born Democratic senator Bernie Sanders, who was guilty of using Hamas propaganda figures in the past, professes to be ‘100% pro-Israel,’ but purports how PM Netanyahu’s government is “racist” and laments how US policy in the Middle East should be ‘on a level-playing-field’ …even though Israel is the only true democracy in the region.
By Associated Press, Ynet
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is standing by his criticism of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying the US goal in the Middle East must be to try to bring people together and “not just support one country, which is now run by a right-wing, dare I say, racist government.” Continue Reading »
It’s sad to see a Jew that is so disconnected from his roots that he consistently hesitates defending Israel when it’s attacked by Islamic terror groups and even unpardonable when Sen. Sanders jumps to support a habitual hater of Jews.
OpEds – Bernie Sanders and the Jews: A sad paradox
By David Rubin
Senator Bernie Sanders is running again. Most observers consider him to immediately be one of the early front runners, but in a political party seemingly obsessed with identity politics, and ostensibly respectful of ethnic/religious roots, it’s certainly reasonable to explore the roots and connections of this Jewish-American who is now a leading candidate for President of the United States. Continue Reading »
New York Post editorial declares 2016 “as the year the Democratic Party turned decisively anti-Israel,…while Bernie Sanders is using his movement to push for Israel-bashing language in the platform.”
By Yoni Hersch and Israel Hayom Staff
The New York Post editorial board blasted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday for his promotion of “Israel-bashing language” in the Democratic Party’s platform.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders – Photo: AFP
In an editorial titled “The Year the Democrats Turned Against Israel,” the New York Post editorial board criticized Sanders for using three of his five picks for the Democratic Party’s 2016 platform committee to name outspoken critics of Israel. Continue Reading »
Apart from the IDF having the lowest combatant-to-civilian casualty ratio of any conflict ever recorded, democratic presidential candidate Sanders is of the opinion “Israel’s force was more indiscriminate than it should have been,” having killed “over 10,000 innocent people,” when in fact it was around a fifth of what Sanders suggested.
By Ari Soffer
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has accused Israel of killing over 10,000 innocent civilians during 2014’s war with Gazan terrorists – in a gross inflation of the casualty statistics enough to make even Hamas’s own propaganda chiefs blush.
Sanders, who trails Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton by a significant margin, made the comments in a meeting with the New York Daily News editorial board, a transcript of which was published Tuesday. Continue Reading »