By Rebel Pundit -
On Tuesday afternoon, nearly 1500 Chicagoans gathered outside of the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago for a rally to show solidarity and support with Israel. The rally was quiet and peaceful, however, it did draw hostile opposition from anti-Israel protesters, who organized a counter protest across the street.
The battle going on in the Middle East continues to provide a stark contrast between supporters of Israel and opponents, as well as the unification of many who otherwise normally hold opposing viewpoints.
While the counter protest consisted of the usual radical-left anti-war, anti-capitalist crowd, the Rally for Israel brought many unlikely allies together. Far-left members of the U.S. Congress, Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Danny Davis (D-IL) joined Republican leaders from the Chicago suburbs, as well as tea partiers in their support of Israel. ...More HERE