AIPAC pushes back after Bernie Sanders calls Netanyahu government ‘racist’

WASHINGTON (JTA) – The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) pushed back against U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders for calling Benjamin Netanyahu’s government “racist.”

The pro-Israel American lobby, in a tweet that did not mention the Democratic presidential hopeful by name, said it was counterproductive when American leaders used “name-calling” against their Israeli counterparts. [Read more…]