Jewish and pro-Israel groups react to appointment of new press secretary
May 20, 2022
(JNS) - American Jewish organizations are divided in their reception of the new White House press secretary who has a history of taking anti-Israel positions.
U.S. President Joe Biden nominated Karine Jean-Pierre, a Haitian American who currently serves as principal deputy press secretary, to be the first Black and LGBTQ person to hold the position. Jean-Pierre is slated to take over for outgoing White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday, though some Jewish organizations are pushing back at the president's choice, concerned over Jean-Pierre's previous positions on Israel and pro-Israe...