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Congresswoman vows to fly Israeli flag outside Rashida Tlaib's office

House Republicans criticized Tlaib last year after describing the "calm feeling" she experienced when thinking about the Holocaust.

08/01/2021
Activist Nerdeen Kiswani speaks out for Palestinian rights while taking part in a rally on Internati

Antisemite of the year: A law student from New York

“Too many antisemites like Kiswani are spreading their radical hate through mainstream sectors by disguising it as criticisms of Israel."

Ilhan Omar attacks younger lawmakers, 'Squad,' for getting corona vaccine

Among the members of the "Squad" are Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesot herself.

Biden, Israel and 'Squad' pressure – opinion

The good news, if any can be gleaned from this election, is that while the Democrats spend the next four years in fruitless battles to pass squad-initiated laws, Trump’s legacy will live on.

05/11/2020

Ilhan Omar: It’s important to understand how antisemitism is experienced

The Minnesota congresswoman has long been accused of expressing antisemitic beliefs.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
23/09/2020
US Senator Kamala Harris in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 14, 2019

The Democrats are sending mixed messages to Jerusalem

On the same day that Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate, Ilhan Omar handily won her primary battle.

U.S. Rep Ilhan Omar (D-MN)

Rep. Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota's Democratic primary

Congresswoman who tweeted that Israel “hypnotized the world" wins Democratic primary in Minnesota.

By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN , GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
12/08/2020

Jewish support for Ilhan Omar?

In an op-ed published on Medium, one Jewish voter says he is proud to support her.

Nancy Pelosi donated $14,000 to Ilhan Omar's reelection campaign

The records show Pelosi donated $10,000 from her political action committee (PAC), with another $4,000 coming from her own campaign committee.

US Reps Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) hold a news conference after Democrats in the US

Ilhan Omar criticized for mailer that names solely Jewish donors

Rep. Ilhan Omar has come under fire for a campaign mailer that names three donors to her Democratic primary opponent, and they are all Jewish.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/07/2020
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