Minnesota Dem Congresswomen-Elect: I Believe In, Support BDS Movement
by Aryssa Damron
November 12, 2018
Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar told Muslim Girl magazine that she “believes in and supports the BDS movement,” adding that she has fought to ensure others are also able to openly support the movement. Omar, who was elected to Congress in the 2018 midterms, will be the body’s first member to openly support the movement to Boycott, Divest, and Sanction Israel. Omar, a Muslim and a Somali-American refugee, was elected to replace Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) in the state’s 5th Congressional District. Ellison was the first Muslim elected to Congress. READ MORE
NEW YORK POST Here’s the anti-Semitism the media doesn’t want to mention What went curiously unmentioned in all the flattering post-election coverage, however, was that Omar, who replaces Keith Ellison — a former acolyte of anti-Semitic minister Louis Farrakhan — also has some exotic notions about the Jewish people. In a 2012 tweet, for instance, the Democrat explained that “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.