JTA: Klobuchar’s meeting with Jewish Dem funders, Dear Abby grandson

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports that 2020 Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar met with Jewish campaign donors earlier this month and notes that among the donors was Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), liquor heir and grandson of the late advice columnist “Dear Abby.” Klobuchar spoke about Israel, foreign policy, immigration, and climate change…

Israel pursues possible war crime in village demolition

The bedouins in Khan al-Ahmar are considered an “existential threat” to the Jewish State; Israel plans to demolish the village and relocate the entire tribe to a location that denies the people their ancient culture. Israel’s Supreme Court has green-lighted the process, which will enable the state to cut the West Bank into pieces – although it may be a war crime.

Joe Sestak, early Democratic critic of Israel, announces presidential run

Sestak, a retired Navy admiral and 2-term Democratic Pennsylvania congressman, criticized Israel’s blockade of Gaza. He then ran in a Senatorial primary bid against Arlen Specter, the Israel partisan who had just switched from Republican to Democrat. The Dem establishment, including Obama, backed Specter, but Sestak won the primary. Conservative pro-Israel groups spent millions targeting Sestak, who then narrowly lost the general election to Republican Pat Toomey…

Patriot owner pledges $20 million to set up yet another foundation for Israel

New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft pledged $20 million to establish a new foundation that will work to counter the international movement to boycott Israel over its violations of human rights. Kraft said that the foundation will combat “antisemitism,” which is often defined to mean criticism of Israel.