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August 15, 2019 Press Releases

Statement from Democratic Majority for Israel Co-Chair Ann Lewis and CEO Mark Mellman on the Israeli Government’s Decision to Deny Entry to U.S. Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

While we disagree strongly with the anti-Israel, and in some instances antisemitic, views articulated by Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar, and while we were disturbed to learn that their planned itinerary was completely unbalanced, there is simply no excuse for any country, including Israel, to prevent travel by elected officials of the United States.

August 14, 2019 Press Releases

Statement from Democratic Majority for Israel President and CEO Mark Mellman on Anti-Israel group IfNotNow deceptively omitting Bernie Sanders’ criticism of Palestinian leadership and his “respect” for Israel

While I disagree with some of Senator Sanders’ remarks today regarding Israel, I’m appalled that IfNotNow, an organization that does not recognize Israel’s right to exist in any borders, deceived the public by selectively editing Sanders’ remarks