“I is for Intifada. Intifada is Arabic for rising up/For what is right, if you are a kid or grownup!”
The deletion as an area under the aegis of its Near East Bureau does not constitute a change in U.S. policy, a spokeswoman said.
Omar and Tlaib were not banned for who they are, they were banned for things they have done and might have done had they been allowed entry.
The congresswoman had a humanitarian request approved but decided a visit would go against her principles.
The “blood libel” had been used as a pretext for pogroms and other anti-Semitic acts for centuries.
When President Trump asked not to allow Omar and Tlaib to visit, it was easy for Netanyahu.
The Palestinian Authority president had met last week with a Democratic group visiting the area.
The message was spraypainted in red on the Kotel HaKatan, or “little Western Wall,” a section of the Western Wall located in the Muslim Quarter
Israeli law allows authorities to deny entry to individuals who support boycotting the country, but doing so may harm Israel-US relations.
“Denouncing and protesting such anti-Semitic language is the least Palestinians can do in our struggle for freedom and dignity.”