Posts Tagged ‘tlaib’

Forward, JTA, NYT, CNN ‘lie through omission’ about Tlaib, Omar trip

Israeli Professor Ariel Toaff, the author of a book that said there was a possible factual basis for some “blood libel” myths. (Photo from 2017 video.) Media are attacking the Congresswomen by claiming that the group sponsoring their proposed trip ‘promoted blood libels.’ The claim is based on one item briefly posted on the NGO’s […]

Mainstream media blackout over Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib ties to anti-Semitic, Neo-Nazi groups

(Natural News) Any rational American will agree that the so-called “mainstream media” has completely lost all objectivity when it comes to covering President Donald Trump, but increasingly the same media has become hostile to Israel. The American Left is barely distinguishable these days from some of the worst authoritarian tyrants of the […]

Rashida Tlaib wants to cut off US aid to Israel: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that Democratic Representative Rashida Tlaib “wants to cut off aid to Israel,” a day after he called Jewish people who vote for Democrats “disloyal.” “Rep Tlaib wants to cut off aid to Israel. This is the new face the of Democrat Party?,” he tweeted on Wednesday. “Read the […]

‘The occupation is real’: Tlaib, Omar slam Israel for decision to bar delegation, hint at cutting military aid

US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib doubled down on their criticisms of the Israeli government for denying them entry to the country, with Omar hinting that Congress should reconsider the billions of dollars in annual military aid given to Israel in light of the move against the democratic representatives. The two congresswomen held a […]

What occupation looks like for Rashida Tlaib’s village in the West Bank

Forty years of land grabs, settlement expansion, and the building of a highway that is off limits to Palestinians. This is what is happening to Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s village. By Dror Etkes The West Bank village of Beit Ur al-Fauqa made headlines over the weekend, after Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib announced she would […]

Biased ‘NYT’ article on Tlaib/Omar trip says Democrats criticizing Israel will undermine US national security

For the record: “Netanyahu banned Omar and Tlaib because he has something to hide” The Forward, Aug. 18/19 By Peter Beinart August 18, 2019 – “Most establishment American Jewish leaders think Israel’s decision to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the West Bank was, in the words of The Democratic Majority […]

Political upheaval over Tlaib and Omar shows the power of BDS

We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights live for these moments. They are the moments of potential change: When more tarnish is added to Israel’s image, and Americans get a clearer picture of what the Jewish state actually […]

US Rep. Tlaib insists on anti-Israel stance as her grandma broadsides Trump

US Representative Rashida Tlaib has doubled down on her support for the boycott movement against Israel, after President Donald Trump asked the Tel Aviv regime to deny the Palestinian-American lawmaker entry to the occupied territories in a move that dragged her grandmother into the matter as well. Tlaib – a Democrat who represents Michigan […]

Israel’s ‘humanitarian’ offer to Tlaib made me cringe. Here’s why

As the director of an organization that promotes the right to freedom of movement in Gaza, when I heard that Israel is offering you the chance to make a ‘humanitarian’ visit to your family, I felt a familiar cringe. An open letter to Reps. Tlaib and Omar. By Tania Hary Palestinians wait at the […]

Trump: Tlaib’s Grandmother a ‘WINNER’ Now She Doesn’t Have to See Ungrateful Granddaughter

President Trump has slammed Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s shameless political stunt on Friday after she cancelled a visit to Israel to see her elderly grandmother. Israeli officials had granted the anti-Israel Congresswoman permission to enter the country after she pleaded with them that she wanted to visit her grandmother. But immediately after being granted permission, Tlaib […]

Political upheaval over Tlaib/Omar shows power of BDS — more than liberal Zionism, violent resistance

We are in the middle of a political upheaval on Israel/Palestine in the United States, and Americans who are concerned with Palestinian human rights lives for these moments. They are the moments of potential change: When more tarnish is added to Israel’s image, and Americans get a clearer picture of what the Jewish state actually […]

Israeli minister says Rashida Tlaib hates Israel more than she loves her grandmother

Yesterday afternoon, Israel’s Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri tweeted: Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has just tweeted that she will not come to Israel. Yesterday she sent me a letter where she asked to be permitted to visit her grandmother who is 90, “because it can be my last opportunity to meet her”. I authorized this […]

Tlaib and Omar’s Denial of Entry by Israel Is Not a “Freedom of Speech” Issue

For how long will discourse on the plight of the Palestinian people be hostage to the notion that “impartial observers”, i.e., the silent majority on Israel, must be addressed in a manner that accounts for “where they are, not where we’d like them to be”? And who defines where these people are in the first […]

Lendman: Netanyahu Regime, Trump ‘Disgrace’ Ban Reps. Tlaib and Omar from Entering Israel

By Stephen Lendman Congressional Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were refused entry into the apartheid state. Netanyahu’s action followed Trump’s hostile tweet, saying: “Rep. Omar and Tlaib…hate Israel & all Jewish people” — a bald-faced Big Lie, a longstanding DJT specialty. He’s “a disgrace” and an embarrassment to the office he holds, not them, […]

Netanyahu’s attempts to quash BDS support by banning Tlaib and Omar has backfired

The Israeli government’s decision on Thursday to deny entry to US Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar over their support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement caused international uproar. While speculation remains over just how much US President Donald Trump’s tweet demanding Tlaib and Omar, who he said “hate Israel & all Jews”, […]

After Israel allows West Bank visit to grandmother, Tlaib says she’s not going

Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib changed her mind Friday on visiting the West Bank, hours after Israel said it would allow her to visit relatives in the Palestinian territory on humanitarian grounds. The about-face was the latest in a series of maneuvers by both Tlaib and Israel and came a day after Jerusalem announced it would […]

US Rep. Tlaib rejects Israel’s visit offer over ‘oppressive’ conditions

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to visit her Palestinian family in the West Bank after Tel Aviv barred her from entering the occupied territories. Tlaib, a Democrat who represents Michigan in the US House of Representatives has been a vociferous critic of Israeli atrocities against Palestinians. She said […]

Will Israel’s treatment of Omar and Tlaib finally wake Democrats up?

Now that Israel has banned entry to Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, will Democrats affirm the right to boycott and hold Israel’s feet to the fire? Five takeaways. The official headshot of Rep. Rashida Tlaib. (United States Congress) 1. Don’t let the headlines fool you: neither Ilhan Omar nor Rashida Tlaib had […]

[Analysis] Israel to deny entry to official Tlaib-Omar Congressional visit

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Rep Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., at a news conference on Capitol Hill on July 15, 2018. Israel’s dilemma – to allow or to bar Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar entrance into Israel, illustrates the ongoing battle between right-wing, extremist Israel partisans and more strategic Israel partisans. Israel’s decision – to […]

Rep. Tlaib Rejects Israel’s New Offer To Visit West Bank

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who was barred from entering Israel on Thursday, says she won’t accept the country’s new offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank on humanitarian grounds.  “Silencing me & treating me like a criminal is not what she wants for me. It would kill a piece of me. I […]

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