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Posts Tagged: Ilhan Omar

February 19, 2019 3:26 pm
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ACLU Official Urged Support for Rep. Ilhan Omar as Jewish Community Condemned Her Antisemitic Comments

A leading official with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) urged support for Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar last week, while major Jewish communal leaders and party...

February 19, 2019 11:32 am
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Is Racism Behind the Criticism of Ilhan Omar?

Since February 12, The Guardian has published five pieces either entirely or largely sympathetic to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar after the Congresswoman was forced to...

February 19, 2019 7:03 am
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Ilhan Omar Is Not Fit for the US House Foreign Affairs Committee

In just a few short months since being elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar has managed to find herself in the express lane to antisemitism, with...

February 17, 2019 9:20 am
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Stop Whitewashing Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism

“Strong language,” Winston Churchill once said, “is often used by weak men and it is never used more strongly than on a weak case.” The...

February 17, 2019 8:39 am
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Ilhan Omar Is Funded by Israel-Hating BDS Promoters and PACs

JNS.org - Israel-hating Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) has repeatedly displayed deep-seated, dangerous antisemitism and hatred towards the Jewish state. Rep. Omar falsely called Israel “evil” and an “apartheid...

February 17, 2019 8:23 am
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‘What Must Be Said:’ An Enduring Antisemitic Trope

JNS.org - When the late German writer Günter Grass decided, seven years ago, to publicly denounce Israel as the greatest threat to the planet’s existence,...

February 15, 2019 10:28 am
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Ilhan Omar Defender Denies Arab and Muslim Antisemitism

Plenty has already been written about Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic tweets. But what was the reaction in her home state of Minnesota? One standout piece in...

February 14, 2019 8:52 am
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Radicals Rally to Support Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Tweets — Will She Disown Them?

Antisemitic sentiments and incidents continue to rise worldwide, particularly in the West. Sometimes this form of bigotry is perpetrated by far-right elements, other times at...

February 13, 2019 8:53 am
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Donors Give Money to Support Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Remarks — Will She Return Them?

Maybe Ilhan Omar had a point -- it is all about the money. After the freshman Congresswoman was called out by her own Democratic Party leadership...

February 13, 2019 8:27 am
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Democrats Who Criticized Omar Are Not Heroes

Usually, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank’s satires of the real-and-imagined sins of President Trump are fun to read. But Milbank shot a dud in criticizing...

February 12, 2019 3:04 pm
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President Trump Calls on Congresswoman Omar to Resign Over ‘Terrible’ AIPAC Tweets

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Democratic Congresswoman Ilan Omar to step down following a series of tweets she posted that were widely...

February 12, 2019 11:48 am
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Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitic Tropes Echo the New York Times

Could the intense and outraged reaction to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s tweet be the key to reforming The New York Times’ coverage of Israel and Jewish...

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...

Features

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

World

University of Essex Ratifies Jewish Society After Controversy, Suspends Lec...

The University of Essex on Friday announced the immediate establishment of a Jewish society that was previously voted against by...

Israel

Israeli Gunfire Kills Gaza Rioter at Border Demonstration

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Israel's military...

Middle East

Syria Kurds Evacuate Civilians From Islamic State Redoubt, Hail Trump Troop...

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in...

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