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Omar walks back comments on Jewish Democrats

Omar walks back comments on Jewish Democrats

Rep. Ilhan Omar highlights historic ties between Black and the Jewish communities after controversial interview on CNN.Elad Benari, 01/07/2021 06:05
Jewish leaders condemn Omar's anti-Semitic accusations

Jewish leaders condemn Omar's anti-Semitic accusations

Conference of Presidents criticizes Ilhan Omar after she said that Jewish Democrats are not “partners in justice.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 03:37
Dov Hikind: Why won't Dem leaders denounce Ilhan Omar?

Dov Hikind: Why won't Dem leaders denounce Ilhan Omar?

Jewish activist responds to Ilhan Omar's latest controversial statements, wondering why leaders of the Democratic Party are again silent.Dan Verbin, 30/06/2021 19:36
Ilhan Omar sparks outrage after telling CNN Jewish Dems not “partners in justice”

Ilhan Omar sparks outrage after telling CNN Jewish Dems not “partners in justice”

After refusing to take back previous offensive comment, Omar fires back with "classic anti-Semitic themes about Jewish clannishness."Dan Verbin, 30/06/2021 17:33
Meghan McCain to Sanders: You are the godfather of the Squad

Meghan McCain to Sanders: You are the godfather of the Squad

"The View" co-host criticizes Bernie Sanders for not speaking out against lawmakers who have made anti-Israel statements.Elad Benari, 24/06/2021 06:36
Poll: Democrats least likely to view Omar tweet as anti-Semitic

Poll: Democrats least likely to view Omar tweet as anti-Semitic

Republicans most likely to view Ilhan Omar's tweet comparing Israel to Hamas as antisemitic.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 18/06/2021 10:59
Sarah Silverman wishes there were Jews on 'The Squad'

Sarah Silverman wishes there were Jews on 'The Squad'

Comedian Sarah Silverman says she loves congressional group which includes Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib.Gabe Friedman/JTA, 17/06/2021 22:56
Congressional Black Caucus backs Ilhan Omar

Congressional Black Caucus backs Ilhan Omar

Congressional Black Caucus supports Rep. Ilhan Omar following her comments equating the US and Israel with Hamas and the Taliban.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 06:41
Rabbis urge Pelosi to remove Omar from House Foreign Affairs committee

Rabbis urge Pelosi to remove Omar from House Foreign Affairs committee

More than 200 rabbis call on House Speaker to remove Minnesota Rep from House Foreign Affairs Committee following anti-Israel remarks.Elad Benari, 17/06/2021 01:06
GOP resolution censuring Ilhan Omar and the Squad not likely to pass

GOP resolution censuring Ilhan Omar and the Squad not likely to pass

GOP resolution censuring Ilhan Omar and the Squad for recent anti-Israel rhetoric likely will not pick up enough Dem support to pass.Dan Verbin, 14/06/2021 21:42
Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

Ilhan Omar is a wakeup call for American Jews

A new generation is upon us; people who know and care nothing about Judeo/Christian values. They keep coming and are getting elected.Op-edJack Engelhard, 13/06/2021 15:00
Ilhan Omar: 'Comparison was only regarding ICC cases'

Ilhan Omar: 'Comparison was only regarding ICC cases'

Ilhan Omar clarifies remarks on Hamas, US and Israel, claims she made no 'moral comparison' between terror groups and US and Israel.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & A7 Staff, 11/06/2021 07:45
Omar fires back at Jewish colleagues: Statement is full of 'Islamophobic tropes'

Omar fires back at Jewish colleagues: Statement is full of 'Islamophobic tropes'

Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to her colleagues who urged her to take back statement equating Israel to Hamas and the Taliban.Elad Benari, 11/06/2021 02:58
Jewish House Dems condemn Omar war crimes comments

Jewish House Dems condemn Omar war crimes comments

12 Jewish House Dems condemn 'false equivalencies' in Ilhan Omar's statement equating Israel and US to Hamas and Taliban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 11:40
Jewish Democrats: 'False equivalencies give cover to terrorist groups'

Jewish Democrats: 'False equivalencies give cover to terrorist groups'

12 Jewish Democrats say grouping of Israel and the US with Hamas and the Taliban gives terrorists cover, call on Ilhan Omar to clarify.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 10/06/2021 07:36
Erdan blasts Omar for comparing Israel to Taliban

Erdan blasts Omar for comparing Israel to Taliban

Israeli Ambassador: How can a member of Congress compare Israel and the US with jihadi terrorists?Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 05:11
Rep. Ilhan Omar equates aggressors and victims: 'A new low'

Rep. Ilhan Omar equates aggressors and victims: 'A new low'

Rep. Omar demands 'same level of accountability' for 'all victims of crimes against humanity,' equating Israel with Hamas and the Taliban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 13:54
Rashida Tlaib special guest at event hosted by controversial Palestinian American activist

Rashida Tlaib special guest at event hosted by controversial Palestinian American activist

Event run by activist who has posted series of anti-Semitic videos, statements and cartoons on social media and raised money for Squad Dems.Dan Verbin, 19/05/2021 20:39
AZ Jewish Democrat calls out party for "false & biased rhetoric"

AZ Jewish Democrat calls out party for "false & biased rhetoric"

Alma Hernandez tweets that "Israel has the right to defend itself PERIOD."Dan Verbin, 12/05/2021 19:52
Democrats blast Israel's Gaza retaliations, call to cut aid

Democrats blast Israel's Gaza retaliations, call to cut aid

'Israel is the one guilty of terrorism.' As Hamas rocket attacks continue, Democratic lawmakers accuse Israel of terrorism, state violence.David Rosenberg, 11/05/2021 14:29
1,500 rabbis accuse J Street of 'anti-Semitic double standard'

1,500 rabbis accuse J Street of 'anti-Semitic double standard'

Rabbinic group condemns J Street over its attacks on Zionist Organization of America for criticizing Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2021 09:50
Omar implores Biden to support Israel's referral to ICC

Omar implores Biden to support Israel's referral to ICC

Muslim Congresswoman says US undermining ICC's ability to "investigate justice" after it ruled it can investigate Israel for "war crimes".Elad Benari, 18/02/2021 05:58
The Bantus should be asked about Ilhan Omar's new appointment to human rights committee

The Bantus should be asked about Ilhan Omar's new appointment to human rights committee

Omar's Arab tribe are racists responsible for the ethnic cleansing of Bantus and for stealing their land. Op-ed.Ezequiel Doiny , 16/02/2021 06:38
Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Organization representing over 1,500 rabbis calls for House Democrats to remove Ilhan Omar from position as vice chair of committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 15:08
Young Israel: Omar and Tlaib's stance warrants removal from congressional committees

Young Israel: Omar and Tlaib's stance warrants removal from congressional committees

NCYI: Strip Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib of committee assignments in light of their support for BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 06:42
Republican lawmaker: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee

Republican lawmaker: Remove Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee

Rep. Brian Babin proposes removal of controversial Democratic lawmaker from House Foreign Affairs Committee.Ben Ariel, 03/02/2021 06:12
Rep. Omar drawing up impeachment articles against Trump

Rep. Omar drawing up impeachment articles against Trump

Minnesota Congresswoman: We can’t allow him to remain in office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2021 06:21
Omar, Tlaib and AOC demand Facebook remove 100% of  'anti-Muslim content'

Omar, Tlaib and AOC demand Facebook remove 100% of 'anti-Muslim content'

The safe assumption would be that these Congresswomen want to ban everything critical of Islam, First Amandment notwithstanding. Op-ed.Daniel Greenfield, 23/12/2020 14:01
Report: Ilhan Omar's husband received $634K in COVID relief: 'Feeding at the trough'

Report: Ilhan Omar's husband received $634K in COVID relief: 'Feeding at the trough'

Fox News reports that group co-owned by Omar’s husband received nearly $135,000 in Paycheck Protect, $500,000 in economic relief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2020 23:01
Call out the "Uncle Irvings" among us

Call out the "Uncle Irvings" among us

It's the same group-think mentality that undermines us, supported the Russian Revolution, Communists, the early Adolph Hitler. Op-ed.Alan Bergstein‏, 18/11/2020 09:50
Ilhan Omar calls pro-Trump events ‘Klan rallies’

Ilhan Omar calls pro-Trump events ‘Klan rallies’

Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar calls President Donald Trump’s campaign events around the US 'Klan rallies.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 07:44
Can Democrats finally repudiate ‘The Squad’?

Can Democrats finally repudiate ‘The Squad’?

With tensions rising between centrist Democrats and the far-left, some party officials blame "The Squad" for House losses. Op-ed.Jonathan S. Tobin, 13/11/2020 07:21
Why are US Jewish Organizations silent about Congressional anti-Semitism?

Why are US Jewish Organizations silent about Congressional anti-Semitism?

Major Jewish organizations cannot sit by and let The Squad and other anti-Semites dominate Congressional discourse. Op-ed.Barry Shaw, 12/11/2020 04:01
Rep. Omar accuses Israel of 'ethnic cleansing'

Rep. Omar accuses Israel of 'ethnic cleansing'

Muslim Congresswoman criticizes Israel after security forces demolish homes built illegally by Bedouin.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/11/2020 22:42
Omar, Ocasio-Cortez win re-election

Omar, Ocasio-Cortez win re-election

Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are both notorious for their anti-Israel statements and actions.Elad Benari, 04/11/2020 04:56
Make America Great, or make America Somalia

Make America Great, or make America Somalia

Biden is the Trojan Horse that hides a Harris Presidency. No Democrat seriously thinks Biden will last out his first year in office. Op-ed. Mark Langfan, 02/11/2020 04:00
Ilhan Omar: 'The Squad' expects Biden to move to the Left after election

Ilhan Omar: 'The Squad' expects Biden to move to the Left after election

Rep. Ilhan Omar says progressive Democrats in Congress will press Biden administration to implement left-wing agenda.David Rosenberg, 28/10/2020 07:34
Will Judge Barrett get the Kavanaugh treatment?

Will Judge Barrett get the Kavanaugh treatment?

Now we have Amy Coney Barrett after the brutal Kavanaugh Experiment - dare they go medieval on her, too? Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 29/09/2020 22:05
'Ilhan Omar connected Ballot Harvester in cash-for-ballots scheme'

'Ilhan Omar connected Ballot Harvester in cash-for-ballots scheme'

Project Veritas exposes cash-for-ballots schemeArutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2020 22:20
Trump vs. 'The Squad' - They blame the US for terrorism

Trump vs. 'The Squad' - They blame the US for terrorism

President Trump lambasted a protester who appeared at a rally with a picture of the Pres. alongside Jeffrey Epstein and slammed 'The Squad'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2020 18:03
The Dangers to Israel of a Biden Administration

The Dangers to Israel of a Biden Administration

Biden was not elected to affirmatively lead the country but to be the front man for the growing radical wing of the party. Op-ed.Barry Shaw, 03/09/2020 15:00
Trump rips Ilhan Omar: She's a horrible woman who hates our country

Trump rips Ilhan Omar: She's a horrible woman who hates our country

Trump criticizes Minnesota lawmaker who is known for her anti-Israel statements.Elad Benari, 18/08/2020 03:11
No, you cannot "always undo" a stupid thing

No, you cannot "always undo" a stupid thing

Jewish liberals who voted for Ilhan Omar think they can vote her out if she is overtly antisemitic. They can't. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 14/08/2020 04:00
Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary, fending off challengers

Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary, fending off challengers

Controversial Minnesota congresswoman secures Democratic nomination, paving way for her reelection in Democratic stronghold.David Rosenberg, 12/08/2020 14:06
The House speaker’s troubling endorsements

The House speaker’s troubling endorsements

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing. Opinion.Kenneth Levin, 31/07/2020 12:00
Ilhan Omar under fire for mailer that names 3 donors to her challenger, all Jewish

Ilhan Omar under fire for mailer that names 3 donors to her challenger, all Jewish

Rabbi who defended Ilhan Omar in the past from accusations of anti-Semitism is 'beyond dismayed' for mailer ripping opponent's Jewish donorsRon Kampeas, JTA, 24/07/2020 15:03
Ilhan Omar among prominent Muslims to endorse Biden

Ilhan Omar among prominent Muslims to endorse Biden

Several prominent Muslim American elected officials, including Minnesota's Ilhan Omar, endorse Biden for president in letter.Elad Benari, 21/07/2020 03:11
Shame on Nancy Pelosi for endorsing Ilhan Omar

Shame on Nancy Pelosi for endorsing Ilhan Omar

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could have easily endorsed Omar's mainstream Democratic rival - her failure to do so is a disgrace. Opinion.Farley Weiss, 19/07/2020 17:15
Nancy Pelosi endorses Ilhan Omar in Democratic primary race

Nancy Pelosi endorses Ilhan Omar in Democratic primary race

House Speaker backs controversial Minnesota representative, while pro-Israel donors back rival Democrat.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 15/07/2020 07:03
 Ilhan Omar's father dies of coronavirus

Ilhan Omar's father dies of coronavirus

US Rep. Ilhan Omar, banned entry to Israel and harshly criticized by Trump for anti-Semitism, announces: 'My father has died of coronavirus'Mordechai Sones, 16/06/2020 16:25
Omar: Saudi Arabia and Israel have too much influence on Trump

Omar: Saudi Arabia and Israel have too much influence on Trump

Minnesota Democrat claims Saudi Arabia and Israel rely in part on money to bring about their preferred outcomes.Elad Benari, 27/05/2020 04:43
'Happy Armed Forces Day' from Ilhan Omar's daughter

'Happy Armed Forces Day' from Ilhan Omar's daughter

Rep. Omar’s daughter accused U.S. soldiers of “actively killing innocent children abroad” and furthering US imperialism. Op-ed.Jeff Dunetz, 18/05/2020 17:19
Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Republican congressman from Texas says Democratic party views world through lens of 'oppressor vs oppressed,' coloring views on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 21:44
Ilhan Omar signs onto AIPAC letter backing Trump's position on Iran

Ilhan Omar signs onto AIPAC letter backing Trump's position on Iran

Despite clashing with AIPAC in the past, Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar signs onto AIPAC letter backing Trump's position on Iran arms embargoArutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2020 08:24
The Iraqi refugee challenging Ilhan Omar

The Iraqi refugee challenging Ilhan Omar

This former refugee from Iraq is looking to unseat controversial Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar.i24NEWS, 19/02/2020 23:00
AIPAC had it right the first time

AIPAC had it right the first time

Somebody…if you ask me…got caught writing the truth. And for that, AIPAC actually apologized to the Democrats. Jack Engelhard, 14/02/2020 08:43
Jews, time for a change in strategy

Jews, time for a change in strategy

Simply calling out antisemites for who they are just doesn’t do it anymore and writing about it on social media is not enough either. Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 20/01/2020 08:35