The union’s statement came after renewed tensions between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas earlier this year.
The administration would not react to the actions of a private company, but condemned the BDS movement for singling out Israel.
Jewish members and others voiced their opposition and lobbied against the NEA resolution, and the item was defeated in the chamber by a significant margin.
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Another resolution proposes that the union spend $71,500 to promote Palestinian causes.
A number of Democratic leaders in Congress condemned Omar’s statement, claiming that it ‘foments prejudice.’
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