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Sanders Accused of ‘Blood Libel’ Over Gaza Mistake

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 16: Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. holds a news conference on the budget on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. on Thursday accused U.S. Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders of the ancient “blood libel” smear used against Jews after he incorrectly stated that Israel had killed 10,000 Palestinian civilians in the 2014 Gaza conflict. Michael Oren, now an Israeli lawmaker, criticized the socialist candidate and accused him of endangering Israel’s…


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