It was Rep. Gregory Meeks who led an aborted push to ask the Biden administration Monday to delay a $735 million missile sale to Israel amid the ongoing war in Gaza. Rep. Mark Pocan organized the series of speeches on the House floor condemning Israel. And Rep. Betty McCollum drafted a landmark bill calling on the United States to restrict its military aid to Israel shortly before the current fighting began.
David Schoen, one of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment lawyers, came to observant Judaism later in life. But he has always been a Zionist, according to an interview he did with the Zionist Organization of America, for which he is a member of the Board of Directors and a national officer.
“I stand before you as the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, parents who experienced being stripped of their human rights … equal treatment.”
One person’s congressional campaign website expressed support for “nonviolent actions like the BDS movement.”
“I remember stories of my grandfather farming next to an Arab Jew and just farming, picking olives side by side.”
In tight Michigan race between Rashida Tlaib and Brenda Jones, Jews want ‘none of the above’
Some Detroit Jews urged City Council President Brenda Jones to run against Tlaib. Turns out, Jones is a major supporter of Louis Farrakhan.
Tlaib’s message was used in a video from a pro-Israel media group that was shared widely on social media.
Sanders gets the nod from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ilhan Omar.
Loomer, who is Jewish, announced she is running for Congress as a Republican. One reason she’s running: To get Twitter to un-ban her.