Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

AOC deliberately shows effort to unite progressives despite differences over Israel

Ocasio-Cortez criticized politicians who weaponize accusations of antisemitism against people, especially women, of color in efforts to sow division.

Did the Abraham Accords cause October 7? AOC says 'absolutely'

AOC has accused Israel of committing genocide in Gaza in recent months and failed to condemn sexual violence committed by Hamas.

AOC defends calling Israeli operations in Gaza 'genocide'

The US congresswoman accused Israel of intentionally creating the conditions for famine in the Gaza Strip, saying that the humanitarian crisis had "crossed the threshold of intent."

AOC draws fire for Christmas message comparing Jesus to Gazans

The New York lawmaker, a member of the so-called “Squad,” referred to Jesus’ family as “Jewish Palestinians.” 

By LUKE TRESS/JTA
27/12/2023

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemns pro-Palestinian rally in Times Square

Ocasio-Cortez’s condemnation of the rally is notable because of her frequent criticism of Israel.

By JULIA GERGELY/JTA
10/10/2023

AOC, Nikki Haley squabble on Twitter over Israel

“Why does Israel get under your skin?” Haley asked. “Because it’s democratic, pro-American, or Jewish?" Nikki Haley wrote. "You all would fit in great with the antisemites at the United Nations.”

Herzog speech boycotted: Left-wing politicians snub J Street again - opinion

No matter how hard J Street tries, no matter how many times J Street defends or praises Bowman, Omar, or Ocasio-Cortez, their wing of the Democratic Party simply hates Israel.

By STEPHEN M. FLATOW
18/07/2023

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins list of progressives to skip Israeli president’s speech

The House member, who represents parts of the Bronx and Queens, told Jewish Insider her plans on Thursday.

By JULIA GERGELY/JTA
15/07/2023
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