On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that eluded her eight years ago.
A draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign on a number of issues, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - but leaves out reference to the so-called 'occupation.'
For the first time in US history, in what is a remarkable milestone for the American people, a female candidate has been chosen to represent a major political party in the race to become the next president of the United States.
A recent survey showed liberal Democrats are twice as likely to sympathize with Palestinians over Israel than they had been two years ago. Now, Bernie Sanders appointed Cornel West and James Zogby, who hope to insert their pro-Palestinian views into the Democratic platform.
Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in the New York primary election, with Trump bouncing back from a difficult stretch in his Republican campaign and Clinton pushing tantalizingly close to locking up the Democratic nomination.
Simone Zimmerman is active in organizations that ignore Israeli grievances in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and whitewash Palestinian terrorism. She also cursed Israel’s prime minister in a Facebook post last year, virtually accusing him of war crimes.
US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders accused Israel of killing 10,000 Palestinians in Gaza during Israel's summer 2014 war against Hamas. While he admitted he was wrong, he still believes Israel used disproportionate force. This is false, misleading and damaging! Insist that he retract this claim!
While both front-runners scored victories in the night's biggest prize of Arizona, Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders won caucuses in Utah and Idaho and Republican Ted Cruz claimed his party's caucuses in Utah.
Jewish commentators were quick to weigh in on Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire win on Wednesday, which made him the first American-Jewish candidate ever to win a primary. Some fear anti-Semites will use the opportunity to voice and spread their hate.
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.