Controversy erupts over Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín’s visit to Israel

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Following Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín's visit to Israel, Berkeley residents and activists responded with concerns regarding the timing of the trip with the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh as well as ongoing tensions between Israel and Palestine.

Berkeley residents protested outside Berkeley City Council’s meeting Tuesday, voicing their disapproval of Berkeley mayor Jesse Arreguín’s visit to Israel.
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