NYC Coun­cil­woman Wears Israeli Flag Dress To GOP Gala

NYC Councilwoman Wears Israeli Flag Dress To GOP Gala

A Repub­li­can offi­cial in the Big Apple made a splash with a dress embla­zoned with the Israeli flag at a fundrais­er in Man­hat­tan on Sat­ur­day, advo­cat­ing sup­port for Israel dur­ing its war against Hamas after the group’s dead­ly ter­ror­ist attack in Octo­ber.
New York City Coun­cil­woman Inna Vernikov shared a pho­to of her wear­ing the blue-and-white out­fit in a post to X, say­ing she “proud­ly” wore the dress on the third night of Hanukkah at the New York Young Repub­li­can Club’s gala at a time of ris­ing anti-Semi­tism in the Unit­ed States — includ­ing at uni­ver­si­ties across the coun­try — as the fight­ing in the Gaza Strip stretch­es into its third month.
“So many Jew­ish New York­ers & Jew­ish col­lege stu­dents all over our coun­try are afraid to dis­play their Jew­ish iden­ti­ty, wear a Kipa, a Star of David, or express sup­port for the great state of Israel. We can­not be afraid! …