The former New York mayor has shown solidarity against Gaza rocket attacks while still supporting the BDS movement’s rights, while the former Massachusetts governor has boasted about his state’s tech ties with Israel
Alexander Griffing is the Director of Digital Outreach at Haaretz English edition. He has a master's degree from Tel Aviv University in political science.
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