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.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.”
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
“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.
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 »
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.
BY OMRI NAHMIAS
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.”
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 »
What good can come from Sharia advocates & a self-hating Jew? – #Jexodus PLEASE!
Sen. Bernie Sanders has joined with Linda Sarsour and Rashida Tlaib in IFNOTNOW’s newly formed non-profit branch to highlight its 2020 campaign against Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem and the Jewish West Bank.
The radical US-based IfNotNow organization that campaigns against Israel’s control of the West Bank has formed a new nonprofit branch to highlight its message during the 2020 presidential campaign.
The organization stated that Israel’s occupation of the Palestinians was a moral concern for the US Jewish community, and alleged that allegations of antisemitism are manipulated to fight those who oppose Israel’s policies. Continue Reading »
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacks Pres. Trump and the Republicans who called out Muslim congresswoman Rashida Tlaib for distorting history, suggesting Arabs in British Mandate gave Jews a ‘safe haven’.
– WATCH: Ben Shapiro explains why Rep Tlaib’s anti-Semitic propaganda was offensive.
By Ben Ariel
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called on President Donald Trump and the Republicans to apologize to congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) for “misrepresenting” her comments on Israel and the Holocaust.
“Republicans’ desperate attempts to smear @RepRashida & misrepresent her comments are outrageous. President @realDonaldTrump & House GOP should apologize to Rep. Tlaib & the American people for their gross misrepresentations,” tweeted Pelosi. Continue Reading »
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