Category: Politics

Ilhan Omar and Her Jewish Colleague Jan Schakowsky Co-write Op-ed on Fighting White Supremacy

Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota speaks at a town hall meeting in Minneapolis, April 24, 2019. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., joined in an appeal to confront a rise in deadly expressions of white nationalism.

“As a Muslim American and a Jewish American elected to the United States Congress, we can no longer sit silently as terror strikes our communities,” the lawmakers wrote in an op-edappearing Tuesday on CNN’s website. “We cannot allow those who seek to divide and…