Betsy DeVos Watch: Secretary of Education equates criticism of Israel with Anti-Semitism

Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy

On Monday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made comments that would seem to be outside the lines of what someone in her position would say.

At what was billed as a Summit on Anti-Semitism, DeVos stated, “a movement to boycott Israel has become a pernicious threat on college campuses and is fueled by bias against Jews.”

For those who are not familiar with Betsy DeVos, the DeVos and Prince families, taking a position in support of Israel has been something that the Secretary of Education, along with her family of origin (the Princes) and the family she married into (the DeVoses) have done for many years. In fact, the Prince and DeVos families could be categorized as Christian Zionists,

What is Christian Zionism? According to those who embrace it

Christian Zionism merges theology and politics. It teaches that the secular State of Israel is a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. Christian…

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