“She just takes us back to the big-spending, big-taxing Democratic Party, and the Democratic Party is not going to succeed that way,” he argued.
Ocasio-Cortez shot back, tweeting, “New party, who dis?”
“Be a radical, Be different, Be a change leader Innovate. It’s your generation’s turn to govern. Go for it.”
He said the video was “awesome” and that “it also shows your haters are desperate and pathetic, keep being you.”
The new U.S. Congress ushered in a new generation of Democratic lawmakers and possibly signaling a new era in Israel-U.S. relations.
“We’re just not making any plans for taking trips right now.”
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that she has Sephardic Jewish heritage leads to questions over whether such heritage can ever be proven.
Ocasio-Cortez has publicly joined a vast community, including my family, in embracing the space where Jewish and Latinx identities intersect.
It’s the age of identity on the left. But the lines of what that entails change daily.
It is a familiar story of Sephardic Jews in the Americas, one that continues to challenge the central narratives of the American Jewish experience.