A spokesman for the facility bristled when asked whether the Jewish Sabbath was taken into account when scheduling the meeting.
Sanders called the decision “an outrage.
Two people were hospitalized as a result of the officer’s actions, including one with a broken leg and internal bleeding.
Police and Rhode Island’s attorney general are investigating the incident.
No one appears to be seriously injured, though the crowd was pepper sprayed minutes later.
Protesters at demonstrations across the country invoked the Holocaust and Tisha b’Av, the traditional Jewish day of mourning observed Sunday.
During a 12-minute segment on an array of Jewish topics, Ocasio-Cortez said the Trump administration “does traffic in anti-Semitism.
Temple Concord in Syracuse, New York was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.
Americans also think there are more Jews in the U.S. than there actually are
Pew also found that Jews were harassed in 87 countries in 2017.