Hillary Clinton formally accepted her nomination for president by the Democratic Party on Thursday evening in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where she briefly touched upon the topic of Israel.
In what can be considered extremely poor judgement, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump published an anti-Clinton tweet that appeared to have anti-Semitic overtones. The Trump campaign removed it after receiving complaints.
The movement to boycott Israel is “counterproductive to the pursuit of peace and harmful to Israelis and Palestinians alike,” Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton wrote in an open letter on Monday.
The 2016 presidential race appears to have been whittled down to Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, both of whom have a large following and have a good chance of becoming president. But where do they stand on Israel?
If Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic nomination, he'll be the first Jewish presidential nominee of a major political party. But when it comes to his views on Israel, some Jewish Democrats are scratching their heads in confusion.
The latest Clinton emails show the current Democratic presidential front-runner corresponded with Sidney Blumenthal, who referred her to his son's anti-Zionist writings and opprobrium of Israeli policies.