Roseanne Barr fires back at anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour

Outspoken comedian and actress Roseanne Barr said in 140 characters what many American Jews are thinking.

March 15, 2017 11:53
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Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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Pro-Palestinian activist Linda Sarsour recently went on the record stating that ‘feminism and Zionism are incompatible’. Sarsour, who is also one of the leaders of the left-wing, grassroots ‘Women’s Movement’ sweeping across the US and around the world was once hailed by the Obama administration as a ‘champion of change’.

A favorite among many American Democrats, Sarsour’s fierce anti-Israel views haven’t gone unnoticed by the Jewish community.

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Outspoken comedian and actress Roseanne Barr said in 140 characters what many American Jews are thinking. Taking to Twitter, Barr fired back at Sarsour, “Is it even possible to be a pro-Palestinian feminist?”

As a long time friend a supporter of Israel and the Jewish community, Barr has been an advocate for swift action against rising antisemitism in the US and around the world.

Roseanne is also well known for her opposition to current US President Donald Trump and is a well-known advocate for her anti-Trump, pro-Israel stances.
Linda Sarsour speaks at a New York women's rally on March 8, 2017 (credit: REUTERS)

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