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Arizona’s Savvy Israel Ally

posted on May 25, 2012

Backed by many veteran Democrats, Andrei Cherny stands poised to win “Arizona’s brand-new 9th Congressional District,” which was formed during redistricting from the 2010 census. Marc Tracy at Tablet calls Cherny “the 21st-century version of all-American,” a man who went to Harvard and “grew up in that ultimate suburbia of the modern American imagination, the San Fernando Valley.” In a congressional primary race where he and his competitors are nearly identical on policy positions, Cherny distinguishes himself on the issue of Israel. Cherny states that “Israel’s security and America’s security are inextricably lined,” a view he hopes will propel him to victory in the primary.

Read at Tablet