Evangelical Leader: We Won’t Let Rashida Tlaib Whitewash Palestinian Persecution of Christians in Bethlehem

By Breaking Israel News— Evangelical UN Special Envoy to the World Council of Independent Christian Churches representing 44 million congregants and award-winning Christian TV Show Host Laurie Cardoza-Moore has called upon Christians to protest Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib’s attempts to deny Jesus’ identity and ignore the persecution of Christians in Bethlehem. A recent tweet…

Democrats mull action against Israeli, US envoys over Tlaib-Omar ban – www.israelhayom.com

By Israel Hayom— Democratic members of the US Congress are weighing action against senior Israeli government officials and the Trump administration, following Jerusalem’s decision to bar Rep. Rashida Tlaib (Michigan) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (New York) from entering Israel. Some 12 Democratic members of Congress, among them senior Jewish lawmakers, have begun talks on how…

Israel Denies Entry to Omar and Tlaib After Trump’s Call to Block Them

By Isabel Kershner, Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Peter Baker, NY Times— Under intense pressure from President Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on Thursday barred two members of the United States Congress from entering Israel, reversing a previous decision to admit two of the president’s most outspoken critics. By enlisting a foreign power to take…

Senators Introduce Resolution Condemning Antisemitism

By Rom Kampeas, Forward—- A bipartisan slate of 44 U.S. senators, almost half the body, sponsored a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, the latest congressional bid to address an issue that has roiled American politics. The resolution introduced Thursday, which was observed as Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, by Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Tim Kaine, D-Va., lists…

US Democrats Try to Retain Pro-Israel Credentials, But Is It Already Too Late?

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— American support for Israel used to very much be a bipartisan issue. Both Republicans and Democrats could credibly point to genuine concern for and backing of the Jewish state. But in recent decades, the Democrats’ pro-Israel credentials have been called into question, especially with Israel itself routinely criticizing former-US President…