Why the Democratic Party treats Jews with contempt. Why Pelosi thinks we are a pushover.

By Shirley Lewis

5,000,000 Jews in the US.  An anti antisemitism in Congress petition did not get 500,000 signatures.  Not even close.  Less than 238,000.

The petition to have anti-Semitic Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee was not even as strong a petition as it should have been.  A more powerful petition would have urged that Rep. Omar lose all her committee assignments (just as Rep. King did based on an uncorroborated NY Times report), and that the DNC and the DCCC withhold all financial and political support for her re-election.

Despite that, the watered down petition garnered less than 238,000 signatures.  Is it any wonder Jews are given a wave of the hand by the Democratic Party?  Had the organizations that claim to fight anti-Semitism made its members aware of the petition (Jewish Federation, ADL, AJC, Hillel, social justice committees of Reform and Conservative synagogues), we could have easily achieved a respectable showing. They did not. (Something to keep in mind upon receipt of the next solicitation.)

The petition is still garnering signatures.  If our voices are ever going to be taken seriously by the Democratic Party, we need to show that we American Jews want the Corbynization of the Party reversed, beginning with overdue action against the anti-Semitic Democratic Rep. Omar.
To sign the petition, link above.
Not up to date about why Omar should lose her Foreign Affairs committee seat at the very least?
Omar was condemned for promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories used by Nazi Germany; for stating that she did not understand why her anti-Semitism was offensive to American Jews; for supporting the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement; for suggesting that Israel should not be allowed to exist as a Jewish state; for comparing Israel to the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism; for embracing anti-Semites the moment she was sworn into office; for promoting the anti-Semitic conspiracy that pro-Israel groups were paying U.S. politicians to be loyal to Israel; for accusing Jewish members of Congress of conspiring against her to silence her; for accusing Jewish members of expecting her to have dual loyalties to Israel; and for trivializing the 9/11 terrorist attacks as “some people did something.”    Many things from Omar’s past have also surfaced and have plagued her short career as a member of Congress, including her advocating for leniency in the sentencing of men who tried to join ISIS; advocating for the release of a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood from prison in Egypt; and demonizing U.S. forces who were killed in Somalia during Black Hawk Down.
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  1. “Why Pelosi thinks we are a pushover.”

    The US Representative from San Francisco has obviously mistaken “Passover” for “pushover”.

  2. Jews have been rendered silent automatons and placed the existence of their children and grandchildren at risk by their unwavering, contemptible support for the Democratic Party. The loss of identity as Jews by the young is directly attributable to the teachings of the Leftist Reform Rabbinate.


    Rep. McCollum cited the NGO B’Tselem in her press release, saying that the organization “repeatedly documented that children are subject to abuse and, in some cases, torture.”

    BY OMRI NAHMIAS MAY 1, 2019 20:42
    1 minute read.[Jerusalem Post today]

    Ron Dermer
    Israeli ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer speaks to members of Congress in 2014. (photo credit: REUTERS)

    WASHINGTON – New legislation in Congress is seeking to “promote human rights for Palestinian children living under Israeli military occupation,” and require that “United States funds do not support military detention, interrogation, abuse or ill-treatment of Palestinian children and for other purposes.”

    Congresswoman Betty McCollum, a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Representative (DFL) of Minnesota, sponsored the legislation. In a press release, she said that “Israel’s system of military juvenile detention is state-sponsored child abuse designed to intimidate and terrorize Palestinian children and their families.”

    “It must be condemned, but it is equally outrageous that US tax dollars in the form of military aid to Israel are permitted to sustain what is clearly a gross human rights violation against children,” she added.

    The legislation includes a sense of Congress that “the detention, prosecution and ill-treatment of Palestinian children living under military occupation in a military court system that lacks basic and fundamental guarantees of due process by the Government of Israel violates international law and internationally recognized standards of human rights,” and “is contrary to the values of the American people.”

    Rep. McCollum cited the NGO B’Tselem in her press release, saying that the organization “repeatedly documented that children are subject to abuse and, in some cases, torture.”

    In addition, the bill is seeking to establish a special fund under the name “Human Rights Monitoring and Palestinian Child Victims of Israeli Military Detention Fund,” and to authorize an annual amount of $19 million for “non-governmental organization monitoring of human rights abuses associated with Israel’s military detention of children.”

    “I strongly believe there is a growing consensus among the American people that the Palestinian people deserve justice, equality, human rights and the right to self-determination,” the Congresswoman wrote. “It is time to stand with Palestinians, Americans, Israelis and people around the world to reject the destructive, dehumanizing, and anti-peace policies of Prime Minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu and [US] President [Donald] Trump.”