Michigan state senator apologizes for visiting Israel
August 18, 2023
(JNS) - A state senator in Michigan has apologized to her Arab and Muslim constituents for a recent visit to Israel with her fellow lawmakers.
Sylvia Santana, whose district includes part of Detroit. as well as Dearborn and Dearborn Heights, with a high concentration of Arab Muslims, posted the apology on social media.
"I recognize my presence on this trip has sparked anger and disappointment by many in the Arab/Muslim community," she wrote.
"For this, I truly apologize, seek your forgiveness and hope that you will understand that I had no malicious intent. There is no perfect combinatio...