Speaking to a British audience in 2017, the Vermont senator Bernie Sanders declared that “what [Jeremy] Corbyn has done with the Labor party is not dissimilar to we’re trying to do with the Democratic party.” One can assume that Sanders meant only to convey that he wants to make the Democrats more socialist, not more anti-Semitic, but he has never offered any objection to Corbyn’s anti-Semitism, and one of his campaign’s most visible surrogates, Linda Sarsour, would seem to fit right in with Labor, as Dominic Green writes:
Will Bernie Sanders Lead the Democrats in the Direction of Britain’s Labor Party—Anti-Semitism Included?
Iran’s Attack on an Israeli Ship Is a Diplomatic Opportunity
Today Prime Minister Netanyahu confirmed that the explosions that blew two holes in an Israeli-owned cargo ship on Friday were the work of Iran. The incident was followed by airstrikes on military targets in the vicinity of Damascus, likely carried out by the IDF—which might have been retaliation, but might also have been routine attempts to curtail the Iranian military buildup in Syria. But irrespective of its military response, Yoav Limor urges Jerusalem to act diplomatically as well: