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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 4, 2016 PAGE 11A By Sean Savage able ally, the state of Israel," Clinton has been a lifelong headded, member, over whether or Clinton: not to join the movement. With only a few weeks In her address to AIPAC, "I believe that BDS seeks to remaining before the presi- Clinton said the U.S. will punish Israel and dictate how dential election, and the reaffirm that, "we have a the Israelis and Palestinians start of early voting in most strong and enduring national should resolve the core issues states, Jewish voters may still interest in Israel's security.., of their conflict. This is not be weighing their decisions. We will never allow Israel's the path to peace," Clinton Over the last year, Demo- adversaries to think a wedge wrote in a May letter to the cratic nominee Hillary Clin- can be driven between us." heads of the Jewish Federa- ton and Republican nominee Inastatementfollowingthe tions of North America. The Donald Trump have actively landmark $38 billion defense Methodist Church ultimately courted the Jewish and pro- deal between the U.S. and rejecteda resolution to divest Israel vote, especially as they Israel in September, Clinton from Israel. seek to firm up support in key said the deal "reaffirms the Trump: battleground states such as depthandstrengthoftheU.S.- While Trump hasn't made Florida, Ohio and Pennsylva- Israel relationship--which is any direct statements on the nia--all home to large Jewish based on common security BDSmovement, his top Israel communities, interests, shared values, and adviser, Jason Greenblatt, has How each candidate would deep historical ties--and strongly condemned it as support and strengthen the sends a clear message to the the "modern manifestation special U.S.-Israel relation- region and the world that we of anti-Semitism, plain and ship has been discussed in will always stand shoulder-to- simple. BDS hurts Israelis, numerous speeches and de- shoulder with Israel."Palestinians and the hope for bates by Trump and Clinton, Palestinian statehood peace. The BDS movement is as well as played a large part and the disputed terri- not interested in promoting in crafting the platforms of tories peaceandcoexistence.Itisnot both political parties. Trump: interested in forging a better Both candidates have also David Friedman, one offuture for Israelis and Pales- met with Israeli Prime Min- Trump's main advisers on tinians," Greenblatt wrote in ister Benjamin Netanyahu Israel, said in June the Re- aFoxNewsop-ed in June. and addressed the premiere publican candidate would not Anti-Semitism pro-Israel gathering, the support the recognition of a Trump: American Israel PublicAffairs Palestinianstatewithout"the Opponents have criticized Committee (AIPAC) confer- approval of the Israelis." the Republican nominee for ence earlier this year. Trump has also said Israel alluding to anti-Semitism looks at the can- shouldnotceaseconstruction in social media posts and in didates' positions and what in Judea and Samaria. "No, I speeches as well as among they've said over the past year don't think there should be a his supporters. In early July, on major issues that may be pause.i.because I think Israel Trump tweeted a graphic important to Jewish and pro- shouldhave--they really have critical of Clinton featuring a Israel voters, to keep going. They have to six-pointed star, a pile of cash Israeli-Palestinian Con- keep moving forward,"Trump and the words "most corrupt filet told theDailymail in May. candidate ever." Critics con- Hillary Clinton: Clinton: tended the graphic invoked She wrote in a September Clinton has called Israeli anti-Semitic imagery due 2015 op-ed published by The settlement expansion "not to its similarly to the Jewish Forward, that she is "deeply helpful" in the efforts to StarofDavid.Thesix-pointed committed" to Israel "as a resume peace talks with the star graphic was eventually democratic Jewish state.., and Palestinians. "Administra- replaced with a new image by justasconvincedthattheonly tions--both Democrat and the campaign. way to guarantee that out- Republican--have all ad- More recently, critics con- come is through diplomacy, opted the same position that demned an Oct. 13 speech by And while no solution can settlement expansion is not the candidate in West Palm be imposed from outside, I helpful," Clinton said in an Beach, Florida, where he criti- believe the United States has interview with the New York cized alleged Clinton's secret a responsibility to help bring Daily News editorial board tieswithinternationalbanks. Israelis and Palestinians to the in April. "In the context of "Hillary Clinton meets in se- tableandtoencouragethedif- the continuing American cret with international banks ficult but necessary decisions interest in helping to bring to plot the destructionofU.S. that will lead to peace." the parties together to try to sovereignty in order to enrich Donald Trump: achieve a two-state solution these global financialpowers, He has drawn criticism to the conflict, I am in-line her special interest friends from some within the pro- with prior Republicans and and her donors," Trump said. Israel community for saying Democrats.,' Jonathan Greenblatt, he would remain "neutral" Jerusalem CEO of the Anti-Defamation in the Israeli-Palestinian Trump: League (ADL), condemned conflict. "Let me be sort of Following a resolutionTrump's remarks for its simi- a neutral guy," Trump said by the U.N.'s cultural body, larity to classic anti-Semitic in an MSNBC town hall in UNESCO, last week ignoring tropes."@TeamTrumpshould February. "I have friends of the Jewish connection to Je- avoid rhetoric and tropes that mine that are tremendous rusalem and its holy site, ina historically have been used businesspeople, that are really statement to, Trump against Jews and still spur great negotiators, [and] they said he"will recognize Jeru- #antisemitism," Greenblatt say it's not doable." salem as the one true capital said in a tweet. "Let's keep After a meeting between of Israel. Jerusalem is the hateout of campaign." Trump and Israeli Prime Min- enduring capital of the Jewish Similarly, the Trump cam- ister Benjamin Netanyahu in people, and the overwhelm- paign has been criticized for September in New York, the ing majority of Congress has not distancing itself enough Trump campaign said "that voted to recognize Jerusalem from neo-Nazis and white peacewillonlycomewhenthe as just that." supremacists such as former Palestinians renounce hatred Clinton: Ku Klux Klan leader David andviolenceandacceptIsrael On thematter, the Clinton Duke, who expressed sup- as a Jewish state." campaign pointed to the 2016 port for Trump during Duke's U.S.-lsrael Relationship Democratic Party Platform's campaign for senatorin Loui- Trump: language on Jerusalem that siana. However, the Trump In a speech at the AIPAC states, "While Jerusalem is a campaign has disavowed conference in March, Trump matter for final status nego- and condemned any anti- said he willwork to prioritize tiations, it should remain the Semitism being promoted by the U.S.-Israel relationship, capital of Israel, an undivided supporters on social media. "When I become president, city accessible to people of all "We have no knowledge the days oftreating Israel like faiths." of this activity and strong- asecond-classcitizenwillend Boycott, Divestment and ly condemn any commen- on Day One," Trump said, in Sanctions (BDS) tary that is anti-Semitic," referencetostrainedrelations Clinton: Trump campaign spokes- between President Barack Earlier this year, Clinton woman Hope Hicks said in a Obama and Netanyahu. 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