Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has come under fire from pro-Israel groups and some American Jews for her recent campaign to challenge the government’s unconditional support for Israel.
In response to her controversial remarks, Congressional offices in Washington are receiving calls both in support and against the proposed Congressional resolution condemning antisemitism.
Activists have asked all pro-Israel citizens to call their local representatives and let them know where they stand.
The Congressional representative for Crown Heights is Yvette D. Clarke. Her office can be reached at (202) 225-6231 or by email through her website at https://clarke.house.gov/contact/email/.
Click here to sign a petition to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
You can let her know whether you feel she should support the resolution condemning anti-semitism, whether it should specify other hateful remarks as well as antisemitism and whether it should mention Omar by name.
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