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Israeli ambassador Erdan to Tlaib: 'Open your eyes' to reality on Temple Mount

(JNS) — Israeli Ambassador to the United States Gilad Erdan called out Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Monday after she tweeted a defamatory post against the Jewish state.

On Twitter, she wrote: “Al-Aqsa is the 3rd holiest site in Islam, & people praying during the holiest days of the holy month of Ramadan have been beaten, gassed, shot, & killed by Israeli forces. They are denied medics & forced to use prayer mats as stretchers. A place of peace desecrated by violence.”

She added that “American taxpayer money is being used to commit human-rights violations. Congress must condition the aid we...

 

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