It’s Time to Tell the Truth: Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy Supports Ilhan Omar’s Critique of Israel

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The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, white supremacy and other forms of hate, following a week of debate among congressional Democrats. The controversy began after some lawmakers accused Democratic Congressmember Ilhan Omar of invoking anti-Semitic tropes while questioning U.S. foreign policy on Israel. The House leadership initially drafted a resolution condemning anti-Semitism in what was seen as a direct rebuke of Omar. But many progressive Democrats said Omar, one of the first two Muslim Congresswoman in U.S. history, was unfairly being singled out. The split within the Democratic Party forced the leadership to withdraw its initial resolution and then present a much broader one. Congressmember Ilhan Omar voted for and praised the new resolution in a joint statement with fellow Muslim lawmakers Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and André Carson of Indiana. We speak with Gideon Levy, Haaretz columnist and member of the newspaper’s editorial board. His latest piece is headlined “Keep It Up, Ilhan Omar.”

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trf12567 says:

Isreal should have wiped out the Palestinians decades ago. What other country would let an enemy shoot missiles at them, and only retaliate if one gets through and kills people. Then only kill a few Palestinians in retaliation. They need to say enough is enough. If you launch another missile at us, we will roll through and kill every last Palestinian. Better yet blow up the Dome of the Rock during a missile attack and say a Palestinian missile hit it.

trf12567 says:

She doesn't just attack Israel. She's attacked Jews in general. Just attacking people for supporting Israel is anti-semetic. Omar is guilty of far more than anti-semetism. She's guilty of supporting terrorists groups like HAMAS and ISIS. She also loves Sharia law. She should be sent packing back to samalia. Don't come to this country and try to change it into the shit hole you came from.

peter van says:

"antisemitism" is a meaningless Zionist construct, to make the goyim feel guilty.
Semitic relates to the language spoken in the region, and nothing else.
If antisemitism did actually exist, then Israel would be the most antisemite "nation" in the world, because of how it treats the Semitic people in the region.
But hey…the "nation" of Israel is as real as fiat money, and just as worthless in real terms, which explains why it pushes so hard to be accepted on its own terms.

Ahsim Nreiziev says:

THANK YOU Mr. Levy. It's voices like yours that are so important in times, and involving issues, like these. Seriously, major respect for this guy.

The Oscar Report says:

The left are racist towards white people, all the damn time. To be a racist, one has to think racially. Only the left do this every day nowadays.

joanne syphus says:

The resolution should also condemn love for spreading AIDS and vaginal dryness. The latter resulting from genital mutilation

Dennis Rushton says:

wow finally i feel like we have a hope

Baron Wastelander says:

WHY IS IT WHITES ARE ALLWAYS PULLED INTO THESE TWO FOUL RACE OF CREATURES BATTLE FUCK MUSLIMS FUCK JEWS ……DEATH AND SICKNESS TO BOTH AND MAY EUROPEAN RACES RISE BEFORE ITS TO LATE AND CRUSH AND WIPE CLEAN ALL MEN WOMAN AND CHILD OF BOTH NASTY ANTI-WHITE RACES

Baron Wastelander says:

NUKE ISRAEL

Baron Wastelander says:

FUCK ISRAEL…. I VOTE FOR A GLASS PARKING LOT FOR ISRAEL

Baron Wastelander says:

THIS IS JEWISH RACIST MAKING A BILL UNDER FALSE PRETENSES TO TIGHTING THE NOOSE ON WHITE EUROPEANS

analogue jerry says:

The Alt-Left network interviews the most prominent judo-nazi in Israel. What a pleasant, comradely conversation between two differently colored human stains.

TheEntilza says:

The fact that Levy can leave and enter Israel freely, the fact he's never incarcerated for what he says, the fact no one persecutes him in Israel is proof that Israel is a true democracy that allows freedom of speech even for self hating Jews who collaborate with the enemy by telling blatant LIES. He's scum but he's free.

Marc jackson says:

Democracy Now!! TY

Paul Cook says:

So the net result is that they just added 'White Extremism' and 'Anti-Islam' to 'Anti-Semite' what a joke! In the end; this is about ANTI-GENOCIDE!!! These evil monsters need to be rooted out.

michael morrison says:

Democracy now has my 100% respect on this!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Truth sam says:

I have my doubt an opposition is allowed to absorb anger

ian gardiner says:

Omar is a great politician? She wants your destruction you foolish Israelite. Thank God that there are people in Israel who have not forgotten their history. Slaughtered by the Nazis and Bosnian muslim troops under hitler, and the continuing murder by muslims since the 7th century. This Gideon Levy is a fool with a smooth tongue.

A. Steagall says:

Now if we can talk about the evils of Islam without reproach then surely we will have arrived. Sadly, this will never be permitted. Nice try folks…Omar is WRONG and so are those of you who agree with her egregious remarks.

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