Israel will not allow US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) into the country because of their vocal BDS advocacy, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday.
Officials in Nassau County have announced a new effort to stop the spread of hate. They are proposing a new law that would require all students in New York State to be taught exactly why the swastika and the noose are symbols of hate and intimidation.
A controversial resolution promoting an academic boycott of Israel was narrowly voted down at a prestigious social science academic association over the weekend.
Outrage in Jewish, pro-Israel community after anti-Israel activists hijack curriculum
According to the ministry, there were a total of 1799 anti-Semitic offenses in 2018.
“The deep AMP/IfNotNow relationship revealed in this campaign is all the more unbelievable since AMP’s activists have spread such intense hatred of Jews.”
Jeremy Corbyn is under fire after the Labour Party was accused of spending nearly half a million Pounds on legal advice over the anti-Semitism crisis.
The New York congresswoman was also one of only 17 members to vote against last week’s House resolution condemning BDS.
“As a nation, we cannot allow a return to the hateful actions that led to the Holocaust,” said co-sponsor Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.).
House Resolution 246, sponsored by Rep. Bradley Schneider (D-Illinois-10), opposes the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
Data released by Statistics Canada today has revealed that Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years.
Despite Omar’s and Tliab’s pro-BDS views, “out of respect for the U.S. Congress, and the great alliance between Israel and America, we would not deny entry to any member of Congress into Israel.”
Since entering Congress in January, Omar has made multiple anti-Semitic and anti-Israel remarks.
The Bill would require anti-Semitic discrimination to be treated the same way as other factors outlined in the state's discrimination law.