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House Foreign Affairs Committee
Zionist Organization of America
Morton Klein and Elizabeth A. Berney
February 15, 2019
Rep. Ilhan Omar is funded by Israel-hating BDS promoters and PACs
The list is long, and her anti-Semitic slurs are significant. Nevertheless, Congress supports Israel because the American people support Israel; both nations share democratic values and strategic interests.
Omar blasted for saying she ‘chuckles’ when Israel is called a democracy
January 31, 2019
“It really goes to show how colossally poor of a decision it was for Democratic leadership to put someone on the House Foreign Affairs Committee whose animus towards Jews and Israel so clouds her judgement that she can’t recognize that Israel is not only a democracy, but the only one in the Middle East,” said RJC spokesperson Neil Strauss.
Pro-Israel groups take issue with appointment of Omar to House Foreign Affairs Committee
January 23, 2019
While several pro-Israel groups criticized the appointment of Rep. Ilhan Omar, who has endorsed BDS, as a “dangerous development,” others expressed confidence in the pro-Israel leadership of the committee to counter her. J Street contends the attacks on her are “bigoted and deeply wrong.”
Anti-Israel Democrat Ilhan Omar appointed to House Foreign Affairs Committee
January 18, 2019
House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) called on the reversal of her appointment, which was made on Jan. 17.