On This MLK Day, the Black-Jewish Alliance Is Revived

With Ossoff and Warnock in Georgia, the Democrats were able to draw on decades of cooperation, dating back to the days of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1950s, to win back control of the Senate

Ben Samuels
Washington
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WASHINGTON – Both Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock have described their upset wins in Georgia’s Senate runoff elections two weeks ago as a landmark moment in the Black-Jewish alliance.

The Democratic senators-elect echoed those words on Sunday while addressing the Jewish Democratic Council of America’s virtual event celebrating the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden. They cited the communities’ historical ties and shared values as springboards for their success.

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