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Rancorous Primary Fight Brews Over Democrat’s Stance on Israel

Posted on AllSides October 31st, 2023
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Kenny Holston/The New York Times

Representative Jamaal Bowman was already facing blowback from Jewish leaders in his district and a growing primary threat for bucking his party’s stance on Israel.

But on Friday, he did not show any hesitation as he grabbed the megaphone at a cease-fire rally back home in the New York City suburbs to demand what only a dozen other members of Congress have: that both Israel and Hamas lay down their arms.

He condemned Hamas’s brutal murder of 1,400 Israelis. He condemned the governments of the United States and Israel for...

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https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/31/nyregion/jamaal-bowman-israel-gaza.html

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