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Democrats scramble for a unique message that appeals to Jewish millennials

Democrats scramble for a unique message that appeals to Jewish millennials

Whereas older Jewish Democrats once coalesced around Israel as an issue, that’s a harder sell for younger Jewish Democrats, who increasingly question the actions of its hawkish government.

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Protestors burning an Israeli flag outside the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, July 26, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

Protesters burn Israeli flag outside Democratic convention

Jennifer Merecki and Andy Boyd, Bernie Sanders delegates from Montana, believe the United States should cease sending foreign aid to Israel and should instead work to end what they see as oppression of Palestinians. (Ben Sales)

Democrats seek unity on Israel, but cracks begin to show

Ann Coulter addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Feb. 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Ann Coulter asks on Twitter: Did Hillary Clinton have Bernie Sanders supporters ‘gassed’?

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United States

Bernie Sanders waving to the crowd after the Vermont delegation cast their votes during roll call on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, July 26, 2016.  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders moves to secure Hillary Clinton’s nomination

Sanders asked the convention chairwoman to suspend the rules for a vote by acclamation and she thanked him for promoting unity.

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Israel & Middle East

Israeli forces raiding the home of Mohammad al-Fakih in the West Bank village of Surif, near Hebron, July 27, 2016. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

Palestinian gunman in attack that killed father of 10 dies in shootout with Israeli troops

Troops surrounding the Hamas triggerman's house near Hebron returned his fire and reportedly hit the building with an anti-tank missile.

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French police officers and fire engine at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, July 26, 2016. (Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly attack on French church is attack against all religions, European Jewish Congress says

Two assailants who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State killed an 84-year-old priest and critically wounded at least one other person before being shot dead by police.

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Life & Culture

James Schamus, left, and Logan Lerman on the set of "Indignation." (Alison Cohen Rosa)

‘Indignation’ brings Philip Roth’s novel about anti-Semitism to the big screen

James Schamus’ adaptation traces the effects of institutional anti-Semitism on a “nice Jewish boy” attending a conservative college in the Midwest in 1951.

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