Posted on: February 18, 2023 Posted by: Mitchell Plitnick Comments: 0

If you don’t know who Jeffrey Yass is, you should. He is a Republican mega-donor and one of the primary funders of the far-right Kohelet Forum in Israel, which has proven very effective at moving Israel even farther to the extreme right. But now, this far-right figure is getting into Democratic politics.

Yass is the sole current funder of the new so-called “Moderate PAC” which will work with Joe Biden’s former campaign manager to promote conservative politics and target progressive candidates. Given Yass’ other interests and his far-right bent, there is no doubt this will also put anyone even mildly supportive of Palestinian rights in the crosshairs. I explain in this piece at Mondoweiss.