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Posts Tagged: Ilhan Omar antisemitism

May 16, 2019 8:49 am

Despite Backlash, Texas Mayor to Attend Iftar Dinner With Rep. Ilhan Omar

JNS.org - Despite outrage in the Jewish community, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who has made antisemitic remarks since being sworn in earlier this year, is scheduled to...

March 27, 2019 3:26 pm

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...


New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...


Capture of White Nationalist in Ohio Was ‘Situation Where Everything ...

The cooperation between the Jewish community and local law enforcement agencies leading to the arrest of a white supremacist who...


UNC Charlotte Team Discovers Evidence of the Babylonian Conquest of Jerusal...

The director of the archaeological team excavating Mount Zion in Jerusalem told The Algemeiner on Monday that their sensational discovery...

Middle East

Car Bomb Hits Security Force in Northeastern Syria, at Least One Killed

A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the security force said. Islamic State...


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