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Women's March board member compares IDF soldiers to ISIS

Billoo tweeted that she doesn't "see the difference between American youth leaving the country to join ISIS or the IDF."

18/09/2019
Linda Sarsour

Women's march board member calls Israel: "Racist state"

After the previous leaders resigned over allegations of antisemitism, one of the new board members goes against Israel on Twitter

By JTA/JOSEFIN DOLSTEN
17/09/2019
Muslim American activist Linda Sarsour prepares to perform "Maghrib" sunset prayers

New leadership in the Women's march of after accusations of antisemitism

The new leadership consists of 16 women of various diverse backgrounds and were elected by committee to lead the movement forwards

Women's March National Co-Chair Bob Bland at the Women's Convention in Detroit, 2017.

Women’s March leader: U.S. 'Jewish Establishment’ caused NZ attacks

Bob Bland apologized for sharing a Facebook post blaming American Jewish Establishment for Christchurch massacre.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
25/03/2019
International Women's Day march Istanbul (REUTERS/KEMAL ASLAN)

Erdogan accuses Women's Day march of disrespecting Islam

“They disrespected the Azan (call to prayer) by slogans, booing and whistling,” Erdogan told the crowd.

By REUTERS
11/03/2019
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NYC Women's March, 2019.

AOC: The Jewish community needs to be protected

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
22/01/2019
Linda Sarsour nabra hassanen muslim activist new york city

On Women’s March, Sarsour rejects Farrakhan’s antisemitism, defends BDS

Sarsour, a leader of the Women’s March movement, called herself “a proud Palestinian-American woman” and said that “there are no perfect leaders.”

By JTA
20/01/2019
Thousands of people participate in Third Annual Women's March in Washington, US, January 19, 2019.

Third annual Women's March marked by antisemitism among its leadership

Linda Sarsour, one of the original organizers of the event, has come under fire for espousing antisemitism.

U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz introduces U.S. Democratic presidential nominee.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz walks away from Women's March over antisemitism

“This rhetoric is hurtful and shames the Jewish women who have stood for equality and inclusiveness since before the Women’s March even came into being,” she wrote.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
19/01/2019
People take part in the Women's March in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., 2018

A timeline of the Women’s March antisemitism controversies

The accusations date back to organizer Tamika Mallory’s ties to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who has a long history of making anti-Semitic comments.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
18/01/2019
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