Progressives for Israel

Progressives for Israel. That is the name of Andrew Cuomo’s new advocacy group. It looks to shore up support for the Jewish state among liberals. Such support has waivered in recent years. While Governor he had generally favorable relations with the New York Jewish community. During the pandemic he was sued by Orthodox for the ban on religious gatherings. Many of them voted for Republican Lee Zeldin in the recent election. Cuomo is looking to mount a political comeback. He is expected to challenge Gillibrand for Senator next year. In preparation he is rebuilding ties to this important constituency. Progressives for Israel. Cuomo is laying the groundwork for his re-entry into New York politics !!