Jewish Democrats Back Ilhan Omar Following 'Partners in Justice' Controversy

Jewish lawmakers and progressive activists praise Ilhan Omar's call for solidarity between the Jewish and Black communities, a day after she said those who criticize her over Israel 'haven't been partners in justice'

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington
Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington

WASHINGTON – Jewish lawmakers and leaders of mainstream Jewish organizations have quickly supported Rep. Ilhan Omar’s call for solidarity between the Black and Jewish communities, as well as her acknowledgment that many of her colleagues – both Jewish and non-Jewish – deeply share her commitment to fighting injustice.

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