There are plenty of reasons why I — and many other feminists — question the relevancy of the 2020 Women’s March that have nothing to do with antisemitism or anti-Zionism.
It felt whiny, if not traitorous, to question and raise concerns when I was a proud feminist who agreed with so many of the overarching goals and objectives of the movement.
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.
Billoo tweeted that she doesn't "see the difference between American youth leaving the country to join ISIS or the IDF."
After the previous leaders resigned over allegations of antisemitism, one of the new board members goes against Israel on Twitter
The new leadership consists of 16 women of various diverse backgrounds and were elected by committee to lead the movement forwards
Bob Bland apologized for sharing a Facebook post blaming American Jewish Establishment for Christchurch massacre.
“They disrespected the Azan (call to prayer) by slogans, booing and whistling,” Erdogan told the crowd.
Ocasio-Cortez spoke at both the alliance march and at the march in New York City affiliated with the national organization.
Sarsour, a leader of the Women’s March movement, called herself “a proud Palestinian-American woman” and said that “there are no perfect leaders.”