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GOP Jewish Group Unveils Ads Against ‘Progressive Anti-Israel Democrats’

Dr. James Zogby participates in a panel discussion about the Muslim experience in America at the Washington National Cathedral October 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. Zogby is president of the Arab American Institute. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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The Times of Israel reports: WASHINGTON — The Republican Jewish Coalition announced on Tuesday that it was launching a new series of web-based advertisements pummeling the Democratic Party for the influence of what it characterized as “progressive anti-Israel Democrats.”

Three short video spots that premiered Tuesday each feature a prominent member of the Democratic Platform Committee, all of whom have been critical of Israel.

The spots highlight statements by Professor Cornel West and Arab- American Institute President James Zogby (pictured), as well as Congressman Keith Ellison.

The West video features a speech in which the outspoken professor proclaimed that “Benjamin Netanyahu is a war criminal because he has chosen to promote occupation and annihilation.”

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