Chuck Schumer pleads with AIPAC to ignore Ilhan Omar Israel comments

Mar 27, 2019, 00:45
Chuck Schumer pleads with AIPAC to ignore Ilhan Omar Israel comments

Without mentioning Omar by name, Kohr used the podium at the opening of the annual AIPAC policy conference in Washington to charge that comments questioning the loyalty of Americans who support Israel are no more than "defamation masquerading as discourse".

Promoting these values does, however, seem to come with a hefty price tag, with the organization requiring members to donate thousands of dollars a year toward "pro-Israel politics".

This is one small part of a broader GOP message on Israel aimed at attracting Jewish voters next year and encouraging the tensions between progressives and centrists in the House Democratic caucus. During this sensitive time for Jewish unity, Shlichim represent a crucial bridge between American and Israeli Jews. "This should have been done numerous presidents ago."Holan Heights was seized by Israel from Syria during the six days war 1967 and has occupied ever since.Last year, the US President had recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved the American Embassy there from Tel Aviv". But if the implication is that calling out specific donors is anti-Semitic if one of them happens to be Jewish, well then, the AIPAC shield is officially going up.

He later added, "By the way there are 62 freshmen Democrats".

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Hoyer also said, "I've been proud to help lead efforts in Congress to push back against the BDS movement".

Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, including senior Democratic leadership, strongly criticized Omar for making remarks that many felt crossed the line into anti-Semitism. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), at AIPAC on Sunday.

"Plain and simple, the Democratic party supports Israel and we will continue to do so and we will maintain that bipartisan relationship through thick and thin". A week later, she said some American supporters of Israel have "an allegiance to a foreign country". They quickly defended Omar and bemoaned that members can't question these USA policies. "I think that would have a healing effect", Cruz said.

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"We need to ensure that anti-Semitism has no place within the venerable House Foreign Affairs Committee", the letter states.

"Anyone who slanders this historic alliance between the United States and Israel should never have a seat on the Foreign Affairs Committee", Pence said.

According to Haaretz reporter Noa Landau, Netanyahu addressed AIPAC delegates and dismissed Omar's criticisms, joking, "From this Benjamin: It's not about the Benjamins!" Praising AIPAC for its unwavering support for Israel, Rabbi Sacks went on to speak of the alarming escalation of anti-Semitic attacks all across Europe, including France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

During his meeting with Trump, Netanyahu praised the president for following through on his promises to Israel, including the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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