In a series of tweets, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) took aim at America’s largest pro-Israel conference, which ended Monday.
The progressive left has made clear that is has a problem with Israel because it is the Jewish state, not because of this or that policy.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) following the speaker’s comments during a Tuesday speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference where she condemned the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
Abbas Hamideh, a “Palestinian right of return” activist and founder of Al-Awda, was one of the main organizers behind a Sunday protest that began outside the White House and ended outside the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) appeared to take credit on Twitter for the Democratic Party’s decline in support for Israel Thursday.
Various Democratic candidates for president said they will not be attending the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual Policy Conference, with the sole exception of New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.
The liberal activist group MoveOn is urging 2020 Democratic contenders to boycott this year’s AIPAC policy conference, saying the pro-Israel group verges on Islamophobia.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) sent a fundraising email Thursday claiming the pro-Israel lobbying group AIPAC is “coming after” her and some of her progressive colleagues, comparing the consensus around the U.S.-Israel relationship to that around the Iraq War a decade ago.