Capitol Hill has for years been a no-questions-asked, pro-Israel fortress. That tide may be turning, and Israel partisans are not happy.
See ads by the Republican Jewish Coalition & the Democratic Majority for Israel – both claim that their candidate will do the most to help Israel.
See 30-second video being aired by the Democratic Majority For Israel PAC for Vice President Joe Biden, starting in Florida and then in other battleground states across the country. DMFI says the ad is “targeted to pro-Israel voters.” (The post also contains another video DMFI is unlikely to show voters…)
Reps. Brad Sherman (CA), Gregory Meeks (NY) and Joaquin Castro (TX) Texas – vying for chair of the powerful Foreign Affairs Committee – will have Zoom meetings with the Democratic Majority for Israel and J Street…
Palestinian rights are becoming mainstream, and support for Israel is declining – especially among Democrats. But you’d never guess it from the Democratic Party platform. (If you’re not happy with this, there’s a place you can upload a short video telling the DNC what you want the platform to contain…)
Despite so many Israeli dreams coming true under a Republican president, the Israel lobby remained staunch Democratic contributors.
Mike Bloomberg is courting pro-Israel, Jewish voters with conservative-type promises to keep Israel great, and progressive positions on everything else. The Democratic Majority for Israel PAC (DMFI) supports similarly PEP (Progressive Except Palestine) candidates. Both have it out for Bernie Sanders.
Alison Weir’s in depth investigation of the new “Democratic Majority for Israel (DMFI),” created to counter growing support among Democrats for Palestinian rights (only 19 % of progressive Democrats now support Israel over Palestinians). DMFI plans to use its substantial financial resources & powerful connections to bring Democrats back into the pro-Israel fold and to target Democrats such as Betty McCollum who support Palestinian human rights…