Facing protest from his socialist allies, Rep. Jamaal Bowman opens up about his recent trip to Israel
December 10, 2021
(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Speaking to a group of college students, Rep. Jamaal Bowman expressed no regret about taking a recent trip to Israel and the West Bank with the liberal pro-Israel group J Street, despite intense backlash from his socialist allies.
He did, however, have harsh words for Israel’s government.
“I left less optimistic about a two-state solution because of the reality on the ground,” he said in the question-and-answer session Monday. “Of course, I still believe in it and working toward making it happen but I think the U.S. has to make some very bold mov...