Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibHouse Dems unveil measure to reject anti-Israel boycotts Dems involved impeachment will make Trump ‘seem like a sufferer,’ says pollster Officers dismiss criticism that Trump rhetoric accountable for New Zealand assault MORE (D-Mich.) posted a photograph Friday to thank a progressive Jewish group against Israel’s supposed “occupation” of Palestinian territory for a Purim basket the group despatched to her workplace.
Tlaib posted a photograph Friday afternoon of herself snacking on an merchandise from the Mishloach manot, additionally referred to as a Purim basket, which is a conventional choice of meals and drinks despatched to family and friends as a part of the annual Jewish vacation.
“A lot love for @IfNotNowOrg. Completely happy Purim and the mishloach manot is scrumptious,” Tlaib wrote on Twitter, holding up a word the group had despatched accompanying the basket.
— Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) March 22, 2019
IfNotNow is a progressive Jewish group that describes itself on Twitter as “a motion led by younger American Jews to finish our neighborhood’s assist for the Israeli occupation.”
Tlaib, the primary Palestinian-American girl elected to Congress, is one of some Democratic lawmakers who has brazenly criticized the Israeli authorities’s therapy of Palestinians within the West Financial institution and the Gaza Strip.
The freshman lawmaker precipitated controversy earlier this yr by asserting plans to steer a congressional delegation to Palestinian territories concurrently the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s journey to Israel for brand spanking new members of Congress.