By Jeff Dunetz, Israel National News—
Ilhan Omar, a member of the anti-American, Antisemitic gang of four, called the “squad” is pushing Antisemitism again. On Wednesday she introduced a resolution in the house supporting the Antisemitic BDS movement. In an interview with the U.S. based Arab news site Al-Monitor, she explained
“We are introducing a resolution … to really speak about the American values that support and believe in our ability to exercise our first amendment rights in regard to boycotting,” Omar told Al-Monitor. “And it is an opportunity for us to explain why it is we support a nonviolent movement, which is the BDS movement.”
Right to boycott? Is it right to boycott a country because of its faith? Or skin color? What if someone wanted to boycott any business owned by African-Americans? Or Muslims? Should people boycott Saudi Arabia because it is primarily Sunni Muslim? Or Lebanon because it’s Shia? Maybe we should never go to Brazil because the majority of its citizens are Catholic.
But Rep Omar is introducing a bill that boycotts the Jewish State based on hatred of the Jewish people.
BDS grew from the anti-Semitic 2001 UN World Conference Against Racism, held in Durban, South Africa. It’s anti-Semitic because it bases its attacks on fabricated tales of human rights violations, double standards, comparisons to apartheid South Africa, and false accusations of “war crimes.” The BDS movement has just one purpose, to delegitimize Israel and to deny the Jewish people their right to self-determination. The present leaders of the BDS movement support a “one-state solution.” Which will destroy Israel as the Jewish state. Both the U.S. State Department and Pope Francis have declared that denying that the Jews have the right to have their own country, is a form of anti-Semitism. Continue Reading….