JERUSALEM, Israel – The largest-ever bi-partisan delegation from the US House of Representatives came to visit Israel and presented a unified voice on Israel.
But the visit came in the light of some outspoken congresswomen who chose not to join the delegation. Those notably missing from the delegation were congresswomen Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez otherwise known as “The Squad.” All have been outspoken against Israel. Talib recently took to the House floor and compared a boycott on Israel to a boycott on Nazi Germany.
“I can’t stand by and watch this attack on our freedom of speech and the right to boycott the racist policies of the government of and the state of Israel … Americans boycotted Nazi Germany in response to dehumanization, imprisonment, and genocide of Jewish people,” she said.
Because of recent […]