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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest anti-Semitic tweets: Israel supporters in Congress bought by Jewish money

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9:00am 2/11/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is at it again.

On Sunday night, Omar tweeted that “It’s all about the Benjamins baby” when journalist Glenn Greenwald tweeted out an article about how Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) wants to punish Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) over their anti-Semitic rhetoric.

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Anti-BDS Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00am 2/6/2019 at 11:00am

The Senate passed a bill that denounces the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement 77-23 on Tuesday. The bill “allows state and local governments to boycott companies that boycott the country of Israel.”

The bill also contains a resolution that opposes President Donald Trump’s vow to withdraw American soldiers from Syria...

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Study Reveals Extensive Links Between BDS and Terrorist Organizations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:00am 2/4/2019 at 9:00am
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Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs released a report titled Terrorists in Suits: The Ties Between NGOs promoting BDS and Terrorist Organizations that shows operational and ideological ties between the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, or BDS, and Palestinian terrorist organisations, including Hamas,...

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Airbnb faces federal court discrimination suit over delisting Jewish homes in ‘West Bank’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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In November, Airbnb announced that it would delist Jewish homes, and only Jewish homes, in Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”).

As I explained at the time, the delisting nominally referred to homes in Settlements, but in the West Bank that is the only place Jews can purchase or rent homes because...

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Malaysia Stripped of Paralympic Swim Event for Barring Israeli Athletes

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3:30pm 1/27/2019 at 3:30pm
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of hosting the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships after the Muslim-majority country barred Israeli athletes from participating. The decision was taken by the IPC Governing Board in London on Sunday.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Lands Book Deal Worth $250G Despite Controversial Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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Fox News has reported that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) received a book deal worth $250,000 that will detail her move to America to Congress.

However, the book deal announcement comes at a time when Omar has come under fire from numerous people over her controversial comments about Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC),...

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Updated Analysis: At least 80 percent of Palestinian fatalities in Gaza “Return Marches” are terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 8:50pm 1/24/2019 at 8:50pm

In the spring and summer of 2018, the so-called Gaza “Return Marches” dominated the headlines.

Palestinians terror groups organized and coordinated attempts to breach Israel’s security fence, usually under cover of smoke from tire fires.

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Israel Slams EU for Funneling Millions to BDS Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:00am 1/23/2019 at 11:00am

Israel has called out the European Union for continuing to finance the boycott movement against the country. The EU funneled millions of euros to organizations and activists running the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign between 2017 and 2018, a detailed report issued by the country’s Minister of Strategic Affairs revealed.

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Women’s March Leader Tamika Mallory Won’t Say if Israel Has a Right to Exist

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 9:30pm 1/18/2019 at 9:30pm
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I know some people want Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory to stop talking, but I want her to keep talking because she is exposing her anti-Semitic views on her own.

Remember on The View she refused to condemn the anti-Semitism spewed by Louis Farrakhan. Now she cannot say that Israel has a...

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Durham rejects recommendation to revise anti-Israel police policy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 14, 2019 at 9:00am 1/14/2019 at 9:00am
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Last week Durham, North Carolina’s Human Relations Commission (HRC) disappointed the vast majority of the city’s Jewish community by rejecting a draft proposal that had urged city officials to remove reference to Israel from their April 2018 ‘Statement by Durham City Council...

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Georgia police groups slam Jewish Voice for Peace’s antisemitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 7:30pm 1/1/2019 at 7:30pm

Two professional associations of police leaders and chief law enforcement officers in Georgia have condemned the virulently anti-Israel and undeniably antisemiticDeadly Exchange” campaign.

That campaign, led by ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’, falsely blames Israel and American Jewish organizations, including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), for U.S. domestic police practices and problems in...

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Palestinian court sentences American to life in prison for selling ‘West Bank’ land to Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 31, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/31/2018 at 2:00pm

When Airbnb decided to delist only homes in Jewish settlements in Judea & Samaria (the “West Bank”), we pointed out the multiple levels of hypocrisy.

One of those levels was that Jews are not permitted to purchase land outside of settlements because such sales were considered treasonous by Palestinians. Any Palestinian caught...

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Meet Joe Truzman, our go-to source on Gaza and Palestinian terror groups

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 9:00pm 12/30/2018 at 9:00pm
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[WAJ Note: Joe Truzman has become for me a must-follow on Twitter and through his GroundBrief newsletter for events happening in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon. I wanted to introduce him to readers, so I asked him to write a post about who he is and how he does what he does.]

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NY Times concludes Israel did not intentionally shoot medic Rouzan al-Najjar

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 9:30am 12/30/2018 at 9:30am
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Rouzan al-Najjar was a female Palestinian medic who died of a bullet wound during violent protests near the Gaza-Israel border.

As we have documented dozens of times, those protests are organized and manipulated by Hamas and other terror groups, who plant their military members in the crowds under cover of burning tires....

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VIDEO: Hezbollah terrorists sent scrambling when Israel floods attack tunnels with concrete slurry

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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As part of the continuing battle to neutralize Hezbollah attack tunnels dug from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, the Israel Defense Forces has release a lot of interesting graphics, images and video.

Perhaps my favorite was That moment a Hezbollah terrorist comes face-to-face with an IDF camera in an attack tunnel:

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Once again, anti-Israel activists hijack and weaponize Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/25/2018 at 8:30pm
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Every year, at Christmas, Palestinian officials, activists, and a host of virulently anti-Israel groups exploit the holiday season for political purposes.

As we’ve documented in several prior posts, for years Christmas holiday themes, symbols, and rituals have been continuously appropriated and put into service for anti-Israel propaganda:

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Israel heading for new elections in April

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 24, 2018 at 10:00am 12/24/2018 at 10:00am

Bibi Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party coalition has collapsed.

That means new Knesset (parliament) elections in April.

As with most things in Israeli politics, how this came about is a complicated mixture of local politics. The Jerusalem Post reports:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the parties in his coalition decided Monday to disperse the Knesset...

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