Faced with this potential “wave” election, right-wing elected officials are targeting left-leaning candidates based on their positions on Israel.
Americans will have a chance to strike a blow against the Trump-Netanyahu partnership by electing a Congress that will fight for our goals and values.
“People want to take [Israel] out in the worst possible way. And you cannot let that happen,” Scaramucci told students at Rutgers Chabad.
“When [Netanyahu] accepted an invitation to address…Congress creating a partisan division in our own country, we speak out against that decision.”
The conference also reflected the anxieties of a movement that seeks influence while conservatives control all levers of power in the U.S. and Israel.
Cardin, who is Jewish, was one of just four Senate Democrats to vote against the Iran nuclear deal, which J Street supported.
Conor Lamb was endorsed by J Street and received campaigning support from Bend the Arc and the Jewish Democratic Council of America.
J Street is re-evaluating its endorsement of a congressman who praised Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
A link on the website of JStreetPAC allows users to donate money to Davis’ reelection campaign.
J Street’s motto is “pro Israel, pro peace,” a notion that Friedman criticized when speaking before the rival lobby group AIPAC.