“Anti-Semitism has no place in the Congress of United States of America,” hey said.
Omar had apologized after she criticized AIPAC in a way many believed to be anti-Semitic, but refused to back down after subsequent comments.
AIPAC says its now under threat, but its actions show that it’s doing more of the threatening, particularly to American Jews, critical of Israel.57
AIPAC told Haaretz that the event is informal. It is not listed on any public schedule.
Steny Hoyer tells AIPAC he will lead the largest ever delegation of lawmakers to Israel this summer.
“When they try to silence us we speak up, and when they tell us to sit down we stand up, ” AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr said in an opening speech.
Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă announced Sunday that her country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
No candidates attended in 2015 or 2011 either. Whether Democrats choose to skip the event next year will be really instructive.
“It’s no secret that that AIPAC [is] … inviting figures actively involved in human rights violations to its stage.”
The PAC is being unveiled after a series of battles among Democrats over support for Israel, the party’s relationship with AIPAC and whether some