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  • Bernie Sanders skipping AIPAC shouldn't be a surprise-AIPAC has already capitulated to the right

    David Schraub|Mar 6, 2020

    BERKELEY, Calif. (JTA)—For the casual observer, Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recent pronouncement that he is skipping the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee out of a “concern[] about the platform AIPAC provides for leaders who express bigotry and oppose basic Palestinian rights” might seem like a political earthquake. Prominent Democrats—first Sen. Elizabeth Warren, then Sanders—have now declared they will skip the annual AIPAC conference. Is this a harbinger of a sea change in American views about Israel? Not... Full story