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All Eyes On Hillary As Sanders Prompts DNC Platform Fight Over Israel

The LA Times reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders has begun pushing the Democratic Party toward a platform fight over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a departure from his core focus on domestic economic issues that would put pressure on Hillary Clinton to handle a growing divide within her party.

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Sanders: Democratic Platform Must Better Reflect Palestinian Hopes

The Times of Israel reports: Seeking to sway policy as any realistic chance of winning the presidential nomination further erodes, Bernie Sanders reportedly wants the Democratic Party to make Palestinian rights more of a priority in its platform.

FLINT, MI - A Bernie Sanders supporter holds a small sign while waiting for Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to speak at a community forum on the water crises in Flint at Woodside Church February 25th, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. The next democratic primary is February 27th …

Poll: Sanders Voters More Sympathetic to Palestinians Than to Israel

The Jerusalem Post reports: Liberal Democrats, the group for whom US Senator Bernie Sanders is the most appealing candidate in the current presidential race, sympathize more with the Palestinians than with Israel, according to a Pew Poll released on Thursday.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd during a campaign rally at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena, April 26, 2016 in Huntington, West Virginia.

Sanders Opts Out Of Senators’ Letter Backing Israel Defense Aid

Arutz Sheva reports: An AIPAC-backed letter to President Barack Obama urging a more “robust” defense package for Israel reportedly has garnered the signatures of 83 senators, including Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz but not Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) participates in an internet live stream discussion about putting families first in developing immigration policy at his campaign office December 7, 2015 in Washington, DC.

WATCH: Sanders – Obama Likes Israel Too Much

TEL AVIV – In his latest anti-Israel remarks, Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday said that President Barack Obama has been too supportive of Israel and was not sufficiently supportive of the Palestinians. The Democratic candidate, speaking to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, also

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At Jews For Bernie Event, Anger Boils Over at Sanders Campaign

The Jerusalem Post reports: NEW YORK – It might have been the last place you’d expect anger to erupt against the Bernie Sanders campaign. But at a Jews for Bernie brunch in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood on Sunday, the frustration seemed

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Michael Oren: Sanders Should Apologize For Gaza ‘Blood Libel’

The Times of Israel reports: Bernie Sanders should retract and apologize for his “libelous” suggestion that Israel killed more than 10,000 innocent Palestinians during the last Gaza war, MK Michael Oren (pictured) said Thursday, asserting that the Democratic candidate’s misrepresentation

otential Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (R) (I-VT) waits to deliver his remarks at the South Carolina Democratic Party state convention April 25, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina

Israeli Minister Says Sanders’ Gaza Death Figures ‘Loony’

An Israeli cabinet minister described as “loony” on Thursday an account by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders of the number of Palestinian civilians killed in the 2014 Gaza war that went well beyond any official assessments. The minister, Zeev Elkin,

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Head Of Israeli Democrats Defends Sanders: Foreign Policy Is Not His Forte

Foreign policy is not Bernie Sanders’ strong suit, the head of the Democratic party’s Israel branch said Wednesday, defending the presidential candidate for his controversial positions on the Middle East conflict, including his suggestion that the IDF had killed more than 10,000 innocent Palestinians during the last Gaza war.

SALT LAKE CITY - MARCH 21: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at West High School at a campaign rally on March 21, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The republican and democratic caucus will be held in Utah on Tuesday March 22, 2016. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images

Five Outrages in Bernie Sanders’s Undelivered AIPAC Speech

TEL AVIV – Earlier this week, Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign released the text of the speech he would have given had he attended this week’s annual convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Sanders, the sole Jewish candidate in this year’s presidential elections and the first Jewish politician to ever win a presidential primary, was also the only presidential candidate not to speak at AIPAC’s conference.

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Overwhelming Majority of Democrats in Israel Vote Sanders

TEL AVIV – An overwhelming majority of American Democrats living in Israel voted for Bernie Sanders in the Democrats Abroad global primary. Sanders received 60.8 percent of the vote in Israel, while Hillary Clinton earned 39.1 percent, the Associated Press reported. The

MASON CITY, IA - JANUARY 27: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a campaign rally at Music Man Square on January 27, 2016 in Mason City, Iowa. The Democratic and Republican Iowa Caucuses, the first step in nominating a presidential candidate from each party, will take place …

Survey: Saudi-Americans Support Sanders

JAFFA, Israel – Saudi-Americans take great interest in the upcoming presidential elections and mainly support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, the London-based Al Hayat newspaper reported. The paper carried out a survey in partnership with the student group “Saudis in USA” and found that Sanders gets the highest approval ratings out of all the candidates.