Pritzer was caught making comments about African-Americans that are now being used against him in the campaign.
A photo of then-Sen. Barack Obama at a meeting in 2005 with Louis Farrakhan, the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader, is roiling the Jewish community.
A 2005 photo of Obama and Farrakhan, who has frequently been accused of anti-Semitism, was unearthed last week.
Farrakhan, long denounced as an anti-Semite, has frequently accused Jews of conspiring to control the government, the media and Hollywood.
To be “a true friend of Israel it is important to be honest about it, and the politics of this country sometimes do not allow for it,” Obama said.
“I’m basically a liberal Jew,” Obama told the crowd at Emanu-El.
A photographer has printed for the first time a photograph he took in 2005 of then-Senator Barack Obama with Louis Farrakhan.
Like us here at the Schmooze, Barack Obama enjoys saluting the successes of Jewish women through a good old-fashioned listicle. The former president, who has been enjoying the end of his tenure with jury duty and attending Broadway shows, posted a list of his top 10 favorite books and songs of the year, complete with a few asides (which we believe qualifies it as a listicle.)
Former DEA official Derek Maltz said his former colleagues “will believe until death that we were shut down because of the Iran deal.”
Former President Barack Obama warned U.S. citizens not to “grow complacent.”