Tag Archive for Rashida Tlaib

US Democrat lawmaker calls Israel ‘racist,’ denies vaccine to Palestinians

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) calls Israel a ‘racist country’ while also erroneously claiming Israel denies COVID vaccine to Palestinians, when she knows that according to the Oslo Accords, which was signed in Washington, D.C., health and social welfare are under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian Authority, not Israel.



US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib called Israel a “racist state” and falsely claimed that Israel was denying access to coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians in an interview with the left-wing news program Democracy Now! on Tuesday.

“I mean, I think it’s really important to understand Israel is a racist state and that they would deny Palestinians, like my grandmother, access to a vaccine, that they don’t believe that she’s an equal human being that deserves to live, deserves to be able to be protected by this global pandemic,” said Tlaib in the interview. Continue Reading »

Democrat anti-Semites speak at JVP confab on negating antisemitism

Group of anti-Israel Jews invites anti-Semites & anti-Israel activists to discuss how to be more effective in their anti-Israel criticisms without being labeled antisemitic. JVP’s December panel on antisemitism includes ‘token Jew’.



After an announcement that US Congresswoman Rep. Rashida Tlaib will participate in a panel on antisemitism along with others previously accused of antisemitic or anti-Israel statements, event host Jewish Voice for Peace is drawing criticism for their selection of speakers.

Louis Farrakhan supporter and Sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour (2nd from Right) stands with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (2nd from Let) holding a map where they have replaced the State of Israel with Palestine.

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Tlaib criticized for ignoring Jews in Holocaust Remembrance Day tweet

U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, once again faced accusations of antisemitism and was strongly criticized for her failing to mention the Jews, or Jewish loss, in a Holocaust Remembrance Day tweet.



US Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), a Palestinian-American politician who has faced accusation of antisemitism and is known as a fierce critic of Israel, was strongly criticized on social media after tweeting a statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) that failed to mention Jews.

Her failure to mention Jews drew strong criticism from political commentators and pro-Israel activists in the United States, including sarcastic replies and outrage from social media users. Continue Reading »

VIDEO REPORT: Identity of Rep. Rashida Tlaib backers will shock Americans

The Israel Advocacy Movement investigated Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s inner circle and exposed 18 of her closest colleagues, supporters and friends, many posting content exalting the mass-murder of Jews, leaving a serious question on her suitability for the U.S.Congress.

By the Israel Advocacy Movement


Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is a terrorist supporter. She is proud of it and it is no coincidence that 18 of her closest friends & supporters have close & personal terrorist ties.

So, is it healthy to have such a hater, and one whose closest supporters associate with actual terrorists, in the US Congress? Continue Reading »

Israeli journalist exposes Rep. Tlaib’s disingenuous Hanukkah message

Watch as an Israeli i24 journalist breaks down Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s ironic, even anti-Semitic, Hanukkah message by explaining what Hanukkah is historically about.

By Israel Today Staff


She’s a true Palestinian politician.

US Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has mastered the art of speaking out of both sides of her mouth, a trait shared by the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah.

For years she has railed against the so-called Israeli “occupation” of so-called “Palestine,” from which her parents emigrated many decades ago.

But this week, Tlaib made sure to wish a “Happy Hanukkah” to all her potential Jewish voters.

At least one Israeli TV anchor tore Tlaib to shreds over that disingenuous holiday greeting. Continue Reading »

Despite being granted entry into Israel, Tlaib rejects opportunity

Denied entry over planned BDS activism, Democratic congresswoman commits to respecting restrictions to visit elderly grandmother in her personal request, but then changes her mind after awarded entry.
– Minister Deri, “Apparently her hate for Israel overcomes her love for her grandmother.”

By Itamar Eichner


Palestinian descent U.S. Congress member Rashida Tlaib announced she will not be visiting Israel, despite the approval of her request to enter in order to visit her grandmother after an earlier decline due to her support of BDS.

Earlier Friday, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approved Tlaib’s request to enter the country after she sent him a letter Thursday night saying she will respect the Israeli law and will not work to promote a boycott on the country during her visit. Continue Reading »

Israel will permit Rep. Rashida Tlaib entry into Israel for family visit

Having reached out to Israel’s Interior Minister, Rep.Tlaib requested special permission to visit her elderly grandmother, promising to “respect any restrictions and [not] promote boycotts against Israel” during her visit.
– Rep. Ilhan Omar remans persona non grata, blasts decision as an “insult to democratic values.”

By  Ariel Kahana , i24NEWS , News Agencies , Israel Hayom Staff
*Editor’s Notes and Postscript by IsraelandStuff.com


The congresswomen have been vocal critics of Israel and advocated support for the Boycott, Divestments, and Sanctions movement targeting the government and Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely officially announced earlier Thursday that Tlaib and Omar would not be allowed to enter Israel due to their BDS support. Continue Reading »

It’s official: Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar barred from entering Israel

Israel’s Prime Minister and Interior Ministry have agreed in favor of banning both anti-Semitic Democratic lawmakers from entering the Jewish State based on 2017 law barring entry to activists who work for Israel’s destruction.

By David Rosenberg


Israel will not permit two controversial Democratic lawmakers who have expressed support for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement visit the country on a planned trip next week.

Following reports in Israeli media that Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) had decided to bar Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel, the ministry confirmed Thursday that the two would be prevented from entering Israel, citing the 2017 anti-BDS law. Continue Reading »

Bucking ‘The Squad’ 41 US House Democrats arrive in Jerusalem, showing support

Addressing those who refused the call to boycott the trip to the Jewish State, Israel’s former Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren said, “I think this is the pro-Israel stream in the Democratic Party, which is the mainstream of the party.”



The 41 US House Democrats who arrived in Israel on Monday on a trip sponsored by an AIPAC affiliated charity are doing more than “just” showing mainstream Democratic support for Israel, they are wresting control of the party from the high-profile Progressive wing trying to hijack it.

A part of this wing – embodied by congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandira Ocasio-Cortez – despises Israel and AIPAC with a venom that sometimes crosses the line into antisemitism. Continue Reading »

The perfect itinerary for US Reps. Tlaib and Omar while in Israel

The upcoming visit by the two leading anti-Israel members of Congress is the perfect opportunity to document them seeing the real Israel, and introduce them to an avalanche of inconvenient truths.

By Lori Lowenthal Marcus, Jerome M. Marcus, JNS.org


US Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) say they are going to Israel and “Palestine” in order “to learn” about the region. Israel has granted the women permission to enter the country, notwithstanding the overwhelming evidence that their trip has only one purpose: to strengthen the hand of people and organizations that share these women’s desire to destroy Israel, the nation-state of the Jewish people. Continue Reading »

US Rep. Tlaib defends BDS, blasts ‘racist’ Israel

WATCH: In nonsensical answers the Michigan Democrat rants on to CNN’s Jake Tapper that “under Netanyahu’s ‘regime’, human rights violations have gotten worse,” as well dismissing the notion that BDS is anti-Semitic organization.

By Elad Benari


Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib once again expressed support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and accused the Israeli government of “racist policies”.

The comments by the Muslim congresswoman from Michigan were made on Sunday in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper.

In her comments, Tlaib dismissed the notion that BDS is anti-Semitic, saying, “People want to dismiss it because they say it’s anti-Semitism. Continue Reading »

U.S. House Passes anti-BDS Resolution in Landslide pro-Israel Win

The House bi-partisan resolution puts Congressional Representatives on record opposing the anti-Israel supporters of the BDS movement and their efforts to target U.S. companies that do business with Israel.
– The anti-BDS resolution passed on an overwhelming vote of 398-17.
– Entire Resolution, 
H. RES. 246, included.

Published: Ynet


The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday opposing an international effort to boycott Israel, a rare bipartisan vote as Democrats try to tamp down increasingly heated political rhetoric over differences with the longtime U.S. ally.

Democrats have been wrestling with the issue all year. Liberal lawmakers, most notably Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Continue Reading »

US Envoy: Netanyahu will allow Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib enter Israel

“Out of respect for the U.S. Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel,” declared Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States.

By i24NEWS


This is a developing story.

US Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) will not be denied entry into Israel “out of respect for congress,” Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer told Haaretz on Friday.

“[Out] of respect for the U.S. Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel,” Dermer told the Israeli daily. Continue Reading »

US Rep. Ilhan Omar proposes new pro-BDS resolution, reports on trip to Israel

Omar’s pro-BDS resolution is retaliatory, a response to the House Foreign Affairs Committee moving forward with 5 pro-Israel bills, two of them, bills that will not only sanction supporters of Hamas (such as herself), but will also supplement improvements to Israel’s defense & security.



WASHINGTON – US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) put forth a new pro-BDS resolution in Congress “affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution.”

The freshman congresswomen has become a focal point of anti-Israel and antisemitic sentiment, following numerous controversial comments regarding Israel. Continue Reading »

Four anti-wall, anti-Israel, pro-BDS Dem. Representatives call to impeach Trump

With Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY) and Ayanna Pressley (MA) standing together with Ilhan Omar (MN) at a press conference Monday, Omar says, “It is time for us to impeach this President.”

By Elad Benari


Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Ilhan Omar (MN), Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Ayanna Pressley (MA) held a press conference on Monday to respond to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them.

Though he did not mention any of them by name, Trump on Sunday published a series of tweets attacking the congresswomen, telling them they should “go back” to the countries that they came from and criticizing the Democratic party for condoning their “disgraceful behavior”. Continue Reading »