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“Biden Is Making Jews the Face of the War Machine”: First Jewish Biden Appointee Resigns over Gaza

HeadlineMay 16, 2024

Another member of the Biden administration has resigned to protest the president’s policies on Gaza. Lily Greenberg Call has become the first known Jewish political appointee to resign over the war. She had been working as special assistant to the chief of staff at the Interior Department. In her resignation letter, she wrote, “I can no longer in good conscience continue to represent this administration amidst President Biden’s disastrous, continued support for Israel’s genocide in Gaza.” She went on to write, “Biden is making Jews the face of the American war machine. And that is so deeply wrong.”

Greenberg Call’s views on Israel have shifted over the years. In 2019, as a college student at the University of California at Berkeley, she served as president of Bears for Israel, which is affiliated with AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

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