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Jeff Katz
August 21, 2019 - 11:02 am
This should come as no shock. Tuesday on MSNBC's Hardball , host Chris Matthews attacked President Trump for his remarks on Jewish people who vote Democrat, while completely pushing aside the blatant antisemitism from Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib that started this whole discussion. WATCH .
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Jeff Katz
August 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) released a full analysis of the comments made by Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) at their Monday press conference concerning their being banned from entering Israel. The two attacked Israel and called on an anti-Israel group to validate...
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Jeff Katz
August 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
According to a report, Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) both shared an antisemitic cartoon from an artist who once took part in an Iranian Holocaust denial contest. Per Forward editor Batya Ungar-Sargon, Tlaib and Omar both shared the image on their Instagram "stories." The freshmen...
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August 19, 2019 - 12:22 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan are talking about travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine after they were denied entry into the Jewish state last week. At the urging of President Donald Trump, Israel denied entry to the two Muslim...
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August 16, 2019 - 12:49 pm
By JOSEPH KRAUSS and ISAAC SCHARF Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted an Israeli permit on humanitarian grounds, saying Israel's "oppressive" conditions aimed to humiliate...
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Jeff Katz
August 16, 2019 - 12:10 pm
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) deleted a tweet Thursday wherein he accused U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman of dual loyalty, an antisemitic theme used by both Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). According to Breitbart News , Lieu had tweeted: "Dear @USAmbIsrael: You are an American...
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August 15, 2019 - 4:52 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel's decision to bar two U.S. Democratic congresswomen from visiting (all times local): 11:25 p.m. A pro-Israel lobbying group is criticizing the Israeli government for barring a pair of outspoken Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country because of their...
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Jeff Katz
August 15, 2019 - 12:42 pm
By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that...
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August 15, 2019 - 12:24 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel's decision to bar two U.S. Democratic congresswomen from visiting (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel "is open to all visitors and all criticism," but will bar entry to two U.S. Democratic congresswomen over their support...
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Jeff Katz
August 13, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Muslims on the Temple Mount conducted an assault on Israeli police who were protecting the site where Jews had come to mourn the destruction of the First and Second Jewish temples, according to Breitbart News. Arab nations are currently blaming Israel for the skirmish and U.S. media outlets are...
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