by | Aug 20, 2019

The silence is telling. In the recent dust-up over the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu barring Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and her colleague Rep. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) from Israel, House Democrats have been silent as church mice…

by | Aug 19, 2019

After 14 years of being lulled by propagandists into believing that their boycott, divestment, and sanctions campaign (BDS) is a human rights movement, we’re finally waking up to the deception. The U.S. House last month overwhelmingly passed a bill opposing BDS…

by | Aug 16, 2019

When I initially heard reports a few weeks ago that Israelis were going to allow Jew-haters Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib into their country, I was quite surprised. Over the decades Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demonstrated that, whatever…

by | Aug 15, 2019

Israel’s deputy foreign minister announced Thursday that Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) are to be denied entry to Israel following President Trump’s pressuring of the Israeli government on the matter. Tzipi Hotovely, who has served as deputy…

by | Aug 12, 2019

Starting on July 22, American Muslim politicians, activists, and researchers converged in Washington, D.C., for the Muslim Collective for Equitable Democracy 2019. Self-congratulatory language aside, the conference was ultimately a place for Muslim political actors to talk shop and discuss…

by | Aug 8, 2019

Academics today are widely known for letting ideology and politics drive their research and teaching, but nowhere is this more evident than in the determination of Middle East studies scholars to situate rejection of Israel’s right to exist within the…

by | Jul 27, 2019

Of the seventeen members of the House who voted against the anti-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions of Israel and stood with Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, sixteen were Democrats. Let that sink in, because some three-quarters of Jewish voters blindly…

by | Jul 27, 2019

They chanted “Send her back” with Ilhan Omar in mind, and because President Donald Trump didn’t stop the excited audience at his rally fast enough, he and every Trump supporter is a racist Nazi. The media told us so, and…

by | Jul 24, 2019

Gimme a Break: It is Not Racist to Tag a Person as an Italian, a Jew, a Puerto Rican Supporters of President Trump do not take his words literally. Rather, we understand his words idiomatically. He is a New Yorker —…

by | Jul 22, 2019

When I first heard that Donald Trump went after Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (I had not heard of Ayanna Pressley), I immediately expressed gratitude that someone had the guts to push back. These three congresswomen are unhinged,…

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