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Posts Tagged: Ilhan Omar antisemitism

March 27, 2019 3:26 pm
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Senior Aide to Rep. Ilhan Omar Criticized for Claiming Antisemitism Is Only a ‘Right-Wing Force’

A top aide to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was criticized on Wednesday for claiming antisemitism was purely a right-wing phenomenon. Omar has drawn condemnation recently for a...

March 27, 2019 9:27 am
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Congressional and Israeli Leaders Rebuke Rep. Omar, Political Antisemitism

JNS.org - Congressional leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman indirectly rebuked Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Tuesday for accusing the...

March 25, 2019 9:32 am
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House Leader Hoyer Slams Rep. Omar’s ‘Dual-Loyalty’ Remarks at AIPAC Conference

JNS.org - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) delivered an indirect rebuke on Sunday against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for making antisemitic statements. “When someone accuses American...

March 18, 2019 9:57 am
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‘I Hope My Party’s Leadership Takes a Stand Against Omar’

JNS - After widespread condemnations of recent tweets by Minnesota Rep Ilhan Omar as antisemitic, Binghamton University Pipe Dream’s opinions editor Sarah Molano claimed that...

March 12, 2019 7:18 am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Lies About Israel and the Jews

JNS - In a few weeks, Jews all over the world will sit down to a Passover seder. We will eat matzah—unleavened bread that was not baked with...

March 8, 2019 12:24 pm
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Somali-Americans in Minneapolis Voice Criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar for ‘Targeting Jews’

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar's recent remarks that American supporters of Israel are loyal to a foreign state have angered some of her constituents. The New York...

March 5, 2019 11:51 am
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12 Pro-Israel Groups Call on Pelosi, Engel to Remove Omar From House Committee

JNS.org - Twelve pro-Israel groups delivered a letter on Monday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), urging for the removal...

March 4, 2019 3:56 pm
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Report: House Democrats to Introduce Resolution Condemning Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s Latest Antisemitic Comments

House Democratic leaders are reportedly set to introduce a resolution condemning antisemitic statements by Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar, following a letter from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)...

February 12, 2019 7:24 am
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Ilhan Omar’s ‘Yeah, But’ Apology for Antisemitism

Criticism and condemnation rained down on US Rep. Ilhan Omar Monday after she tweeted "It's all about the Benjamins baby" to explain why she and...

February 11, 2019 4:53 pm
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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar ‘Unequivocally Apologizes’ for Offensive AIPAC Tweet, Yet Maintains Criticism of Lobbyists

Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) attempted to head off a storm of criticism on Monday with a statement saying she was "listening and learning, but standing...

February 11, 2019 3:04 pm
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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Faces Renewed Antisemitism Allegations After AIPAC Tweet

Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is facing widespread criticism after insinuating on Sunday that AIPAC bought political support for Israel with donations to legislators. Omar was responding...

January 31, 2019 12:00 pm
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House Democrats Defend Tlaib, Omar Amid Antisemitic Accusations

JNS.org - Despite antisemitic and anti-Israel rhetoric that includes support for the BDS movement from freshmen Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), House Democratic...

January 23, 2019 4:16 pm
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New Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Apologizes for 2012 Tweet Widely Condemned as Antisemitic

New Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has apologized for tweet she published in 2012 that was widely condemned as antisemitic, saying she did not know her...

January 17, 2019 1:32 pm
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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Defends 2012 Anti-Israel Tweet Widely Condemned as Antisemitic

In two recent interviews, newly-installed Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) defended an anti-Israel tweet she published six years ago that was widely condemned as antisemitic. During Operation...

Culture

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in...

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The...

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

US Carves out Exceptions for Foreigners Dealing With IRGC

The United States has largely carved out exceptions so that foreign governments, firms, and NGOs do not automatically face US sanctions for dealing with Iran's Revolutionary Guards after the group's...

Israel

Netanyahu in Passover Greeting: Story of the Jewish People ‘Has No Pa...

Newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a Passover greeting in a video published on social media on Friday,...

Middle East

Khamenei Names New Chief for Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

Iran's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has replaced the head of the influential Revolutionary Guards Corps, state TV reported on Sunday, days after the United States designated the...

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