Chile’s new president is bitter Israel critic, whose win has many local Jews worried

Chilean President-elect Gabriel Boric waves to supporters as he arrives to La Moneda presidential palace for a meeting with President Sebastian Pinera in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Assessment: Gabriel Boric has publicly called for Chilean Jewish community to condemn Israeli policy; Jews fear he will also promote a Palestinian supporter accused of antisemitism … Gabriel Boric, a 35-year-old left-wing lawmaker who has been sharply critical of Israel and Chilean Jews who support it, was elected president of Chile in a landslide victory this weekend. Boric, who came to fame as a student leader, won with 56 percent of the vote, 12 points over

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