Does the apparent Jamaal Bowman victory mean the Democrats’ traditional pro-Israel views are in big trouble?
The Jewish documentarian will face the Republican incumbent in November who has played up his close ties to President Trump.
Organizations and activists are mobilizing on several fronts.
It is unusual for a congressman from a party in a state’s delegation to endorse a primary challenger of a colleague.
The former county commissioner says being a member of two minority groups has informed his values and desire to fight for change.
Three participants on the Zoom event, including Israeli U.S. consul general Dani Dayan, reached out afterward to compliment her.
“I think that we’re due for a change, and there’s no question about that. How much of a change is the question.”
Making reference to the Pirkei Avot compilation of ethical teachings, the letter was signed by “Scandal” actor Joshua Malina and 40 rabbis.
Two-thirds of Jews would vote for any Democratic candidate in the 2020 presidential election over Trump — including Bernie Sanders.
The victory in a racially diverse state makes Sanders the undisputed front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.