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Pro-Israel Democrats tout record on supporting Jewish state

 

February 18, 2022

Reps. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), Elaine Luria (D-Va.) and Shontel Brown (D-Ohio) speak at a webinar hosted by the Democratic Majority for Israel, Jan. 2, 2022.

(JNS) — When Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid took office in June, his first call to an American organization was not to one of the legacy Jewish groups or umbrella organizations of American Jewry. It was to Democratic Majority for Israel. DFMI is an advocacy group that supports pro-Israel policies in the Democratic Party and pro-Israel Democratic candidates. During that call, Lapid emphasized reinvigorating Israel’s ties with the Democratic Party.

Of course, it’s no coincidence that DMFI’s president and CEO Mark Mellman is a longtime Democratic pollster and political consultant...



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