ANTI-ISRAEL ADVOCACY BECOMES AN ISSUE IN MESA CITY COUNCIL RACE
By Donald H. Harrison, San Diego Jewish World, member of the San Diego Online News Association
Photo: Mejgan Afshan
October 21, 2022 (La Mesa) – A political action group calling itself San Diegans Against Hate opposed La Mesa City Council candidate Mejgan Afshan, calling her anti-Israel stances anti-Semitic. Afshan, daughter of Afghan refugees, was asked via her campaign website to respond on Wednesday, October 19, by San Diego Jewish Worldbut had not done so by the end of the afternoon of Thursday 20 October.
San Diegans Against Hate is co-chaired by political consultant Jared Sclar, who has specialized in local elections since starting his political consulting firm earlier this year, and Larry Kornit, who is the city’s housing commissioner. ‘Oceanside and Cantor of the Conservative Congregation. B’nai Tikvah.