California Dems propose resolution linking Israel to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue

California Dems propose resolution linking Israel to massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue
Memorials for those murdered in the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh (Image: KDKA video screen grab)

[Ed. – Who you gonna blame for a virulent act of anti-Semitism? Why, the Jewish homeland, of course.]

A draft resolution set to be debated this weekend at the California Democratic Party State Convention, obtained by Fox News, accuses the Israeli government of willfully “aligning with the virulent Islamophobia” of white supremacist groups in the U.S. — and links Israel indirectly to the Oct. 2018 massacre of 11 congregants at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

The resolution could prompt a dramatic floor debate at the convention if the party’s Resolutions Committee decides to table it, Fox News is told, as prominent national Democrats have wrestled with high-profile allegations of anti-Semitism in their ranks in recent months. Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, in particular, have faced scrutiny from their own party for comments widely perceived to be anti-Semitic. In March, the House passed a bipartisan resolution condemning various forms of bigotry in response.

The document was one of a slew of secretive, unpublished proposals obtained by Fox News that are slated for debate beginning Friday morning. A total of 14 Democrat presidential contenders are set to descend on the San Francisco gathering at the Moscone Convention Center, including Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Bernie Sanders.

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