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Since she was elected to the House of Representatives, the Somali-born congresswoman has not shied away from voicing her support for BDS or expressing anti-Israel opinions.
Trump has defended himself by calling the lawmakers and their party anti-Israel and anti-Semitic. In turn, Jews appear to be asking the president to leave them out of it.
"Out of respect for the US Congress and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel."
Human rights lawyer Brooke Goldstein said during a June interview on Fox News that Omar hides behind being a woman and a Muslim as she attacks Jews.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
In a series of follow-up tweets, Trump said the representatives all “hate Israel with a true and unbridled passion” and have “made Israel feel abandoned by the U.S.”
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
Sen. Lindsey Graham says a group of progressive Democratic congresswomen are “a bunch of communists. They hate Israel. They hate our own country.”
By BEN SALES/JTA
The four progressive Congresswomen that President Trump slammed on Twitter, said in a press conference that Trump is promoting a white nationalist agenda.
By OMRI NAHMIAS
Israel has long fought to retain bipartisan support for itself on both sides of the aisle in Congress.
By YAAKOV KATZ
A Twitter feud between Trump and Democrats erupts as conversation turns to Israel and antisemitism.
By SYDNEY DENNEN,OMRI NAHMIAS
Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Rashida Tlaib also said of US President Donald Trump: “We are allowing a crooked CEO to run this country."
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN
"This is not a critique of Omar’s ideas or politic. This is hate speech directed at her as a Muslim and as an immigrant."
In the video, Omar, who’s wearing a black shirt, purple blazer and a matching purple head covering, sways her body modestly while standing in the bathroom and putting on lipstick.
By ILANIT CHERNICK
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