Morales called a 2015 sponsored trip to Israel ‘propaganda’ in a conversation with Jewish students last year.
The Brooklyn borough president has visited Jewish communities in all of the five boroughs of New York City.
Yang toured the neighborhood on a busy Friday as he courts one of the city’s most influential voting blocs.
Jaslin Kaur, a South Asian candidate for the City Council, releases a detailed platform on combating antisemitism and hate crimes.
Lander is the first citywide candidate endorsed by the Jewish Vote, a progressive grassroots group, since its founding in 2018.
‘Not recognizing Israel’s right to exist is antisemitic,’ the NYC mayoral candidate told the Forward on Friday.
Yang has spent the past few months courting the Jewish vote.
‘This is an important moment for Jews in New York. They need to prove they have power to force outcomes,’ says campaign consultant Hank Sheinkopf.
McGuire told the group of rabbis that he sees his life story resembling the rescue story of a Holocaust survivor.
As more Jewish voters move away from the Democratic Party, there may be more room for moderate GOP candidates to gain support.