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In a Race Rife With Antisemitism Concerns, Mastriano Advisor Calls Shapiro “At Best a Secular Jew”

posted on October 25, 2022

Katie Glueck of The New York Times reports, “A senior adviser to Doug Mastriano, the Republican nominee for governor in Pennsylvania, on Friday seemed to openly question the faith of Mr. Mastriano’s Democratic opponent, Josh Shapiro, who is Jewish, in a contest that has been shaped more by concerns over antisemitism than perhaps any other major race in the country.” Jenna Ellis, Mastriano’s advisor, wrote on Twitter, “Josh Shapiro is at best a secular Jew in the same way Joe Biden is a secular Catholic.” Manuel Bonder, a spokesman for the Shapiro campaign, said, “These attacks on Attorney General Shapiro and on all people of faith are another reminder of the stakes of this race.”

Read at The New York Times