Women's March

Zahra Billoo kicked off Women's March board

After a series of allegedly antisemitic tweets arose, including one in which Billoo says "Israel commits war crimes and terrorism as a hobby," the Women's March voted her off its board.

19/09/2019
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
The new antisemitism: Loving the dead, hating the living

Linda Sarsour and her comrades realized to their own surprise and astonishment, one does not have to restrict one’s love only to the dead Jews of the Holocaust: other dead Jews are as good.

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.

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