The controversies hurt relationships with the Jewish community and confused the organization’s mission.
Sarsour, the Women’s March leader who supports the BDS movement against Israel, spoke in a video tweeted by the Sanders campaign.
“The Palestinians’ connection to the Land of Israel is nothing compared to the 4,000 year connection that the Jewish people have with the land.”
Bibi and Linda Sarsour like to post inciting things about Israel on twitter. It’s best to just ignore them.
She added that there is no contradiction between Jesus being both Jewish and Palestinian.
A student put up anti-Semitic art from Der Stürmer next to flyers with Valley’s cartoons.
A judge said an attempt to shut down an event claiming that pro-Palestinian voices are silenced would be a First Amendment violation.
Mayor Brian Bowman said her history of “racialized identity politics” and criticism of Israel meant she shouldn’t be invited to speak in the city.
“President Trump has demonstrated time and again that he will not hesitate to spread hate and incite violence from as many platforms he can.”
The Muslim charity CelebrateMercy has distributed more than $300,000 in crowdfunded donations to targeted Jewish institutions.