Upon hearing that Nayib Bukele, the newly elected President of El Salvador is of Palestinian descent, many pro-Palestinian supporters were quick to praise him on social media. However, as soon as they learned he was pro-Israel, many quickly deleted their congratulatory posts.
By CUFI Staff
El Salvador has elected their youngest ever President, 37-year-old Nayib Bukele. Interestingly, he is of Palestinian descent and also pro-Israel.
The President-Elect traces his Palestinians roots to the early 20th century when many left the cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem to find a new home in El Salvador. Some left for a better life while others were escaping from conscription under Ottoman rule at the time. Continue Reading »