Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has handily won two of the first three Democratic primary contests, came into the debate with the most momentum — and was the biggest target over the course of the night. Sanders and Bloomberg, both of whom would be the first Jewish president, also presented differing views on Israel.
Joe Biden loves talking about meeting Golda Meir. Elizabeth Warren supports HIAS. And Amy Klobuchar got her first bike at the JCC.
The Democratic candidates have had their differences, but every major candidate was on the same page when reacting to the plan — they don’t like it.
He likened the U.S.-Israel alliance to “a friendship where your friend is acting in a way that you think might hurt your relationship.”
Amy Klobuchar is close to the Jews in her state, she admires AIPAC and Israel, and then there was that time with Ariel Sharon and the feather boa
“I think we have a problem in America with the way we are debating issues surrounding Israel and Israel’s security,” said one top candidate.
Klobuchar, who is struggling to break out of a large pack, discussed immigration, Israel, foreign policy and climate change.