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House?s Anti-Semitism Resolution Surfaces Generational Fight Over Ilhan Omar


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SOURCE: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/05/us/politics/ilhan-omar-israel.html
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But there is little question it is aimed at her.It states that “accusing Jews of dual loyalty because they support Israel, whether out of a religious connection, a commitment to Jewish self-determination after millennia of persecution or an appreciation for shared values and interests, suggests that Jews cannot be patriotic Americans and trusted neighbors, when Jews have served our nation since its founding, whether in public life or military service.”Such sentiments may be broadly accepted, but in the fight over Ms. Omar, generational battle lines are emerging.“Our generation refuses to ignore the shameful role the out-of-touch leaders in our community have played in elevating the attack on Ilhan,” IfNotNow said in a statement, adding, “Instead of combating the most severe dangers against Jews and all marginalized people, our Jewish and political leaders are attacking one of the first Muslim women in Congress.”And President Trump’s decision to insert himself into the fight has only inflamed it.Over the weekend, top Democrats — including Representative Steny H.

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