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Ilhan Omar or a Moderate Republican?

In this case, the debate is about much more than tactics and might preclude a shared goal that we can call “pro-Israel.”

Ilhan Omar Endorsed by Nancy Pelosi as Opponent Raises Millions

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, lent her considerable weight to the reelection bid of Rep. Ilhan...

Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Israel Has Too Much Influence on Trump Administration

Rep. Ilhan Omar likened Saudi Arabia’s influence on the Trump administration to Israel’s, saying both countries relied in part on money to bring about...

Fight Fire With Fire

“Kvetching doesn’t do much,” Dov Hikind, a former Democratic New York State assemblyman, told a crowd of Republicans on the Upper West Side of...

Ilhan Omar Says She Supports BDS But Not Iran Sanctions Because BDS ‘Is Driven by the People’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) told a reporter on Jan. 9 that she supports the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel but not...

More Than 100 House Democrats Urge Pompeo to Rescind Israeli Settlement Policy

More than 100 Democrats in the House of Representatives urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to rescind his Nov. 18 announcement that Israeli settlements...

Jewish Groups Praise House of Representatives for Recognizing Armenian Genocide

Various Jewish groups praised the House of Representatives for passing a resolution on Oct. 29 recognizing the Armenian genocide. The resolution, which passed with 405...

Pro-Israel Democratic Group: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ Sanders Has Accepted Endorsements from BDS Supporters

Democratic Majority for Israel CEO and President Mark Mellman issued a statement on Oct. 16 expressing concern that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has accepted...

ADL’s Jonathan Greenblatt Talks Tachlis on Anti-Semitism

While there has been a decrease in anti-Semitic sentiment in the United States, anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise. So said Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO...

An Open Letter to Tlaib and Omar About Their Recent Behavior

Dear Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, How could you do this? How could you let us down? I can’t count the number of progressive...

Sen. Booker: Trump’s Statement about Jewish Disloyalty is ‘Outrageous Stuff Offending All Americans’

Speaking to reporters on Aug. 22 during a visit to Los Angeles, 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) denounced President Donald Trump’s Aug....

Jews Could Use a Cease-Fire

The Jewish community is approaching meltdown. A perfect storm of events has culminated in one of the nastiest communal food fights in recent memory. Among...

B’nai David Joins Forces with NewGround’s Aziza Hasan to Navigate Conflict

In an effort to help people navigate conflict and debate contentious issues, Aziza Hasan is eager to share her ideas. The executive director of...

The Truth About Israel and the Democrats

In the past week, I found myself in a minority. Well, I can’t be certain that this was really a minority, because that depends...

Tlaib And Omar: What Would JFK Do?

“The purpose of foreign policy is not to provide an outlet for our own sentiments of hope or indignation; it is to shape real...

Banning Omar and Tlaib Ultimately is Detrimental to Israel

Editor's Note: This is part of a two-opinion analysis on Israel's decision to ban United States Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....

Israel Was Justified in Barring Omar and Tlaib

Editor's Note: This is part of a two-opinion analysis on Israel's decision to ban United States Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....

ADL, Jewish Groups Criticize Omar, Tlaib for Sharing Anti-Semitic Cartoon

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other Jewish groups have criticized Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for sharing a cartoon on their...

Omar, Tlaib Criticize Israel’s Travel Restrictions, Call for Aid to Be Used As Leverage

U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) criticized the Israeli government’s decision to bar them from visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories,...

What the Media Won’t Tell Us About Tlaib and Omar

On Aug. 17, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar posted a political cartoon drawn by the second-place winner of Iran’s vile International Holocaust Cartoon Competition. If...

Why Were Omar and Tlaib Afraid to Meet Israelis?

Israel’s decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country is being criticized from across the political spectrum— and I can...

Netanyahu Cites Pro-BDS Sponsor As Reason to Bar Omar, Tlaib

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained that a factor in his Aug. 15 decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.)...

Three Things to Consider About the Decision to Bar Omar and Tlaib

Israel on Aug. 15 denied Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) entry into the country hours after President Donald Trump publicly urged...

Jewish Groups React to Israel Barring Omar and Tlaib

Jewish groups across the United States shared varying opinions on Israel’s Aug. 15 decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.)...

House Foreign Affairs Committee Unanimously Passes Anti-BDS Resolution

The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution unanimously on July 17. The resolution, House Resolution 246, condemns the BDS...

You Can’t Fight Anti-Semitism With Racism

“ Omar has a history of launching vicious, anti-Semitic screeds,” President Trump declared on Wednesday to an audience that chanted, “Send her back! Send...

Omar Introduces Pro-BDS Resolution and Compares BDS to Boston Tea Party

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) introduced a resolution supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement on July 16 and drew an analogy between BDS...

Omar Defends AOC’s Concentration Camps Comments

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) comparison of migrant detention facilities on the United States-Mexico border to concentration camps on June...

When the Chicken Votes for Colonel Sanders

There is no question anti-Semitism is on the rise internationally at a level not seen in decades. Sometimes couched as anti-Israel, we find supporters...

Ocasio Cortez and Cheney Should Stop Abusing Holocaust for Political Gain

When it was revealed that undocumented immigrants at the southern United States border were being mass detained without trials, I, like many others, was...

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"We cannot afford to lose any more time in fighting this bigotry and preventing violence.”

Elton John Says He and Husband Signed Letter Condemning Racism, Anti-Semitism

"There is no room for any kind of prejudice in music, or in society as a whole."

Jewish Congressional Candidate Alex Morse Faces Allegations of Inappropriate Relationships

He argued that his relationships were consensual but acknowledged that he has "to be cognizant of my position of power."
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