More than half of all states have passed laws designed to fight the BDS movement, though some have been struck down as unconstitutional.
He wrote that a trip to “Israel’s nemesis” would “undo years of goodwill built by the foreign policy and Israeli-American communities.”
There’s a narrative emerging on the left that’s surprising only because it’s so commonplace on the right: the Democratic Party is abandoning Israel.
“It is unconstitutional … and I really have [a] strong belief in the First Amendment.”
“Israel overtly uses culture as a form of propaganda to whitewash or justify its regime of occupation.”
Anyone defending the BDS movement should open their eyes; BDS is not primarily trying to assist Palestinians, but rather eliminate Israel.
The Senate will vote on aid to Israel and the Combating BDS Act - which some Democrats support, but have pledge to stop until the shutdown ends.
We know that protecting Jews does not mean legislating away the right to free speech, but enforcing those rights at all cost.
The new U.S. Congress ushered in a new generation of Democratic lawmakers and possibly signaling a new era in Israel-U.S. relations.
Omar cannot make the same mistake I did of affiliating so strongly with one group that she is unable to talk to the other side