Jewish Democrats slam Omar for remarks equating Israel and US to Hamas and Taliban
June 18, 2021
(JNS) — A dozen Jewish Democratic lawmakers have issued a statement strongly condemning recent remarks made by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who equated Israeli and U.S. actions to terrorist groups like Hamas and the Taliban.
In a tweet on Monday, she wrote: “We must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity. We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan and the Taliban.”
Her tweet also included a link to a video, where she questioned U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on America’s oppositi...