Bloomberg Warns of Anti-Semitism “Rearing Its Ugly Head”

The New York Times’s Rebecca R. Ruiz and Elizabeth Dias report that presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg gave a speech at a synagogue on Sunday in Miami, where he addressed his Judaism, rising anti-Semitism, and support for Israel.  Ruiz and Dias write, “The speech on Jewish identity was an unusual move for Mr. Bloomberg, a secular Jew who has not long been religiously observant.” They note that the former New York City mayor has highlighted his Judaism in the past during campaigns. They write, “While Jews make up only about 3 or 4 percent of Florida’s population, they are a critical voting group in the delegate-rich swing state.”

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