The New Front in the New York City Mayor's Race: Israel-Palestine

Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang draws fire from fellow Democrats for tweeting that he is 'standing with the people of Israel' amid Gaza rocket fire, as other candidates cope with a changing political landscape in the city

Shanna Fuld
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As New York City residents prepare to vote in the mayoral primary elections next month, foreign policy may play an outsize role in the candidates they choose. Though the mayor’s only role is to govern the five boroughs, some in the city’s Jewish and Muslim communities are fiercely reviewing how candidates respond to the current flare-up between Israel and Gaza.

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