Tidbits: Waxman on Jewish values, Bronfman on settlements

  • At the Atlantic, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) talks about how his Jewish values influence his work in government — and how they’re synonymous with American values.
  • Edgar Bronfman writes at the Huffington Post that settlements are "settlements are inimical to the interests of peace, and therefore inimical to Israel’s long-term interests and viability"– something he says he’s been saying for 30 years.
  • There’s a second Jewish lieutenant governor candidate in New Jersey, reports the New Jersey Jewish News, with independent Frank Esposito joining Democrat Loretta Weinberg (and there’s also Democrat Jody Wagner in Virginia).
  • The Zionist Organization of America praises Mike Huckabee’s opposition to a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza.

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