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Omar’s funds came from mostly small donations.
She also gave a surprising answer as to whether she would support a move to cut military or economic aid to Israel: “I think it’s certainly on the table.”
"Since the President's tweet Friday evening, I have experienced an increase in direct threats on my life - many directly referencing or replying to the President," Rep. Ilhan Omar said.
Yusuf Munayyer, head of a Palestinian rights organization, was weighing in on the Ilhan Omar antisemitism scandal.
By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN,ZACK EVANS
House Democrats have taken to Twitter and advanced a resolution to condemn antisemitism — without naming Omar.
By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
She also highlighted that couples who have just finished college have to deal with $30,000 to $40,000 in student loan debt, making the decision even harder.
By ILANIT CHERNICK
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a long and confusing history of both defending Jewish heritage as well as the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
By TAMAR BEERI
Together with other prominent new Democratic members, Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib have become the public face of the most diverse, youthful and female Congress in American history.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Later that day, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted a video of herself dancing beside her new congressional office.
Elad Nehorai, a 34-year-old former Hasid in Brooklyn, managed to talk with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about Israel and anti-Semitism — through Twitter, of course.
By BEN SALES/JTA
“We cannot and will not move forward without deep fellowship and leadership with the Jewish community,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter.
Corbyn tweeted on Sunday that it was "great" to speak with AOC "on the phone this evening and hear first-hand how she’s challenging the status quo.
Ocasio-Cortez spoke at both the alliance march and at the march in New York City affiliated with the national organization.
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
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