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Biden to host virtual fundraiser with Jewish Democrats

The online event will be held May 19

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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Tom Johnson Lectureship at the LBJ Presidential Library on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.

Former Vice President Joe Biden will participate in a virtual fundraiser with members of the Jewish community on May 19, according to an invite obtained by Jewish Insider

Tuning into the event, billed as a “virtual fireside chat,” costs $1,000 per person. Individuals who want a hosting role must raise or contribute $28,000. “As he speaks and answers questions, you will see that he is uniquely in touch with the values and priorities of our Jewish community,” former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro — who officially endorsed Biden in March — and his wife Julie wrote in a fundraising email on Thursday.

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