updated Thu. March 9, 2023
April 17, 2018
The most prominent Senate voice on the issue has been Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders who said two weeks ago that "the killing of Palestinian ... about the deaths and injuries in Gaza" and that "the Israel Defense Forces should exercise restraint and respect the rights of Palestinians to peacefully protest.
Middle East Eye
April 17, 2018
US Senator Bernie Sanders slammed Saudi Crown Prince on Monday for failing to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Speaking at the conference of J Street, a liberal Jewish group that describes itself as pro-Israel and pro-peace, Sanders called out Saudi Arabia for its lack of support for Palestinians.
April 14, 2018
Since the "March of Return" protests on the Israel-Gaza border began two weeks ago, 34 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire. The letter, which began circulating Friday, states that Gaza's "lack of power, clean water, adequate medical care and other necessities not only exacerbates the hardshipsÃâÃÂ ...
April 5, 2018
Until Tuesday, Bernie Sanders was the only U.S. senator to comment publicly on the issue. The U.S. authorizes billions of dollars in military aid to Israel each year, and because every senator votes on this aid, we figured they might have a comment on the situation. The most significant response we got wasÃâÃÂ ...
April 1, 2018
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says he doesn't believe the official response from Israeli authorities who say the clashes in Gaza that killed Palestinian demostrators were "violent terror demonstrations." Source: CNN. CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown.
April 1, 2018
On Saturday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders criticized Israel's use of force at the Israel-Gaza Friday after clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers left 15 dead and over 700 wounded by live fire. "The killing of Palestinian demonstrators by Israeli forces in Gaza is tragic," said Sanders.
March 8, 2018
The decline among Democrat Millennials is even more pronounced: Approximately 27% of Millennials now say they are more sympathetic to the Palestinians than Israel, compared to only 9% in 2006. The Party's schism is best revealed by the split between supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
March 7, 2018
Arizona State's Muslim Students Association invited Hatem Bazian, the founder of American Muslims for Palestine, to speak at a campus event on April 3. But Bazain, a senior lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, said he would not sign the speaker's contract because of a “no boycott of Israel”ÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
Other potential Democratic presidential contenders have taken a left turn on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. were part of a group of 10 Democratic caucus lawmakers who sent a letter last November to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
For all his talk about brokering the “ultimate deal” between Israelis and Palestinians, Trump's long-awaited peace plan has yet to arrive, even as .... Bernie Sanders. “This wave of globalization has wiped out totally, totally our middle class,” Trump told voters in the hard-hit steel town of Monessen,ÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
The San Diego-based Democrat also discussed his admiration for Sen. Bernie Sanders, promising that if he is elected to Congress later this year, he will focus on inequality in the United States – but “also try to work toward a peaceful solution between Israel and the Palestinians.” Ironically, if Yusuf al-NajjarÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
... of detained Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi over the weekend. Silverman, of course, is no stranger to controversy, politics or Israel. She has long been active in progressive Democratic politics – campaigning for Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders – and throws comic barbs at the Trump administration.
February 2, 2018
Check out our new issue, featuring an exclusive interview with Bernie Sanders. ... After attending several presentations about Israel's treatment of Palestinians, Kansas math teacher Esther Koontz decided she wouldn't buy products from SodaStream, an Israeli company. She was pleased when her churchÃâÃÂ ...
September 28, 2017
WASHINGTON - Senator Bernie Sanders met on Wednesday with Issa Amro, a leading Palestinian activist from the West Bank, who is facing trial in Israel and was also recently arrested by the Palestinian Authority for criticizing its leadership. The meeting at Sanders' office in Washington focused onÃâÃÂ ...
September 27, 2017
In terms of Israeli-Palestinian relations, the United States has got to play a much more evenhanded role. Clearly that is not the case right now. Hassan pressed Sanders on reducing aid to Israel. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a health care rally at the 2017 Convention of theÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Warren is the second potential 2020 presidential candidate to speak up in favor of Palestinian rights in recent weeks. The first was Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., who was the first member of Congress to comment on the situation at all when he said the killing of protesters in Gaza was “tragic” in a tweet lateÃâÃÂ ...