“Joe Biden has been a strong supporter of Israel and a vehement opponent of anti-Semitism his entire life,” a spokesperson said.
“I abhor Donald Trump for the same reasons you do,” said one rabbi. “But I’ll be damned if I’m going to vote for Bernie Sanders.”
The controversies hurt relationships with the Jewish community and confused the organization’s mission.
Sarsour, the Women’s March leader who supports the BDS movement against Israel, spoke in a video tweeted by the Sanders campaign.
“The Palestinians’ connection to the Land of Israel is nothing compared to the 4,000 year connection that the Jewish people have with the land.”
Bibi and Linda Sarsour like to post inciting things about Israel on twitter. It’s best to just ignore them.
She added that there is no contradiction between Jesus being both Jewish and Palestinian.
A student put up anti-Semitic art from Der Stürmer next to flyers with Valley’s cartoons.
A judge said an attempt to shut down an event claiming that pro-Palestinian voices are silenced would be a First Amendment violation.
Mayor Brian Bowman said her history of “racialized identity politics” and criticism of Israel meant she shouldn’t be invited to speak in the city.