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Pro-Israel Progressive Ritchie Torres Elected to Congress From District Next to AOC’s

Amanda Berman, head of the progressive Zionist group Zioness, told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that Torres was “an unapologetic ally of the Jewish community, with a visceral and personal understanding of what Zionism means to us, why ‘anti-Zionism’ is so nefarious, and what makes it, on almost every occasion, antisemitic.”

“I hope and truly believe that Representative Torres will be a new face for the progressive movement — one uniquely situated to bring real, tangible progress for all our communities, and one that welcomes and embraces Jews in this critical work,” she said.

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