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Rep. Ilhan Omar Endorses BDS on Face the Nation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 16, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/16/2019 at 3:00pm
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Sunday, Rep. Ilhan Omar joined Face the Nation where she used the platform to promote the boycott, divest, and sanction movement (BDS) against Israel, though she denies supporting the movement while running for office.

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Investigation: Radical ‘American Muslims for Palestine’ a Key Connector of Anti-Israel Groups

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/26/2019 at 5:00pm

American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) has emerged as one of the most radical and controversial anti-Israel groups, with a far reach into campuses and anti-Zionist organizations. We have covered the role of AMP in numerous posts dating back several years.

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Bill Maher: “BDS is a bulls*** purity test by people who want to appear woke but actually slept through history class”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 10:00am 8/18/2019 at 10:00am
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Every now and then Bill Maher hits a left-wing dogma squarely on the head and it’s particularly persuasive coming from someone who is on the left. We’ve covered several such occasions, even if most of the time we disagree with Maher.

Maher just did it again with regard to the anti-Israel Boycott,...

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“May God Ruin Trump,” Says Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s Grandmother

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/17/2019 at 6:00pm
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The Palestinian grandmother of Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wished “ruin” on President Donald Trump in an ongoing controversy over Michigan lawmaker’s proposed visit to Israel. “May God ruin him,” Tlaib’s grandmother was quoted saying by news agency Reuters.

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Rep. Rashida Tlaib granted “humanitarian” visit to grandmother, but she rejects it

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2019 at 9:00am 8/16/2019 at 9:00am
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Yesterday, Israel denied visas for Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, after pressure from Trump, under a law permitting the government to bar entry to advocates of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The decision kicked off a firestorm, including false accusations by former Democrat Vice Presidential candidate and current Senator...

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Israel to bar entry of Reps. Omar, Tlaib, after pressure from Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 11:06am 8/15/2019 at 11:06am

Anti-Israel representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, both of whom support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement (though they denied that while running for office), are planning a trip to Israel. BDS is widely recognized as anti-Semitic and subterfuge for the destruction of Israel. Both also credibly have been accused...

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Huh? “One good way to take action against what India is doing in Kashmir would be to boycott Israel”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 11:10am 8/8/2019 at 11:10am

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement insists it is merely “pro-Palestinian” and not anti-Semitic. There is a mountain of evidence otherwise, but sometimes there is a clarifying moment as to how calls to boycott Israel have become mainstreamed.

Such a moment came on Twitter regarding India’s recent moves in Kashmir,...

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Legal Insurrection Foundation opposes proposed anti-Israel public school curriculum in California

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 5:20pm 8/7/2019 at 5:20pm
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Legal Insurrection has long tracked and opposed the spread of anti-Israel curricula at the university level, and has documented efforts to push that political activism into high school and elementary schools. Our research and litigation exposing anti-Israel activism in a third-grade class in Ithaca received national attention,

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Undisclosed conflicts further taint Durham (NC) boycott of Israel police training

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/3/2019 at 9:00pm
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On April 16, 2018, the Durham North Carolina City Council passed the “

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VIDEO: Dr. Einat Wilf, Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 4:00pm 7/28/2019 at 4:00pm

Dr. Einat Wilf writes and lecture extensively on Zionism and anti-Semitism.

A point we’ve made here repeatedly, particularly as to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is that while in theory there is a difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, in the real world they are almost always the same.

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Michigan Burger Restaurant With Israeli Ties Cancels Opening Due to Threats and Boycotts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 7:00pm 7/25/2019 at 7:00pm
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Imagine investing $200,000 into a restaurant, but then turn around and indefinitely delay its opening because people threatened to boycott your business and bullied your family members.

That’s the decision BurgerIM franchisee Sam Zahr had to make for the safety of his family and employees. He also didn’t want to divide the...

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House Condemns BDS Despite Protests From Reps. Omar, Tlaib

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/23/2019 at 9:00pm

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives condemned the Global, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS) with a vote of 398-17 even though Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib campaigned against the measure.

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Investigation: How anti-Israel groups tried to turn failure at CUFI Summit into social media success

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 7:45pm 7/21/2019 at 7:45pm
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Over the past several weeks, the Legal Insurrection Foundation has investigated the coalition of anti-Israel groups that organized protests and disruptions at the annual Christians United for Israel (CUFI) summit July 7-9, 2019

Calling their campaign “Rise against Racism”, Counter CUFI followed the traditional modus operandi of intersectional anti-Israel groups, seeking to...

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Lee Zeldin Rips Ilhan Omar-Sponsored Resolution Designed to Protect Boycott of Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/19/2019 at 5:00pm
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When it comes to the well-documented anti-Semitism of Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) has been unafraid to push back against their actions and question their claims.

For instance, Zeldin, who is Jewish, gave a blistering floor speech in March in which he slammed the sham...

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“Intersectionality” has become “a toxic mixture of racial and identity politics where anti-Zionism is the unifying feature”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:35pm 7/16/2019 at 8:35pm
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On July 15, 2019, I spoke at the Department of Justice Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism, on a panel regarding Anti-Semitism on Campus. My presentation was on “Intersectionality.”

Attorney General William Barr, in his opening statement to the Summit, specifically noted the importance of intersectional anti-Semitism:

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VIDEO: Anti-Israel Protesters Surround and Try To Intimidate Journalist Outside CUFI Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 8, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/8/2019 at 9:00pm
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Legal Insurrection previously exclusively reported on plans by several anti-Israel groups to disrupt the annual summit of Christians United For Israel (CUFI) held in Washington, D.C.

The main organizing group was Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), assisted by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and the U.S....

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Anti-Israel groups lock down planning for disruption inside Christians United For Israel Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 9:50pm 7/7/2019 at 9:50pm

Last week, we covered the June 22 planning meeting and joint effort of four anti-Israel groups — Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), and U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) — to protest the massive annual summit of Christians United for...

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