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Dear Lord, we pray that our leaders, both on the left and the right, would be united in support of Israel. Give our elected officials wisdom, grace, and patience as they support our ally in the Middle East.

As Israel wars against Hamas, many on America’s political left are arguing over how our nation should respond.

From CBN. The House of Representatives passed a measure on aid for Israel Thursday night. The vote came amid a growing split among Democratic politicians, and voters, over support for Israel.

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Some progressive Democrat lawmakers are criticizing the Israeli effort to battle Hamas in Gaza and they’re calling for a ceasefire. Those actions are already coming with political ramifications.

Michigan Democrat and Congress’ only Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib’s rhetoric and participation in a recent pro-Gaza rally at the Capitol has been met with swift backlash.

“The warmongers are out, y’all. They are ready. They want to kill and not stop, it’s pure insanity,” Rep. Tlaib told the protestors.  …

Tlaib is now also seeing attack ads in her Congressional district, including one from the Democratic Majority for Israel slamming her stance on the war.

Missouri Democrat Cori Bush, another member of the progressive “Squad,” has also spoken out against the Israeli response. She posted on social media, “We can’t be silent about Israel’s ethnic cleansing campaign.” The post was rejected by the leader of her own party.

“Israel is not conducting an ethnic cleansing campaign, Israel is not engaged in genocide, Israel was brutally attacked in the most horrific way on October 7th. It has resulted in the largest loss of Jewish life since the Holocaust. Israel is in a position where it is responding and going after Hamas. That is a necessary and urgent project for it to complete. …” Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) said during a CNN interview.

Both House members could end up facing primary challengers because of their actions with a Democrat political action committee looking to potentially back opponents.

While President Biden has stood firmly behind Israel, the progressive divide comes as Congress weighs military defense packages. …

From CBS. The House voted to censure Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, the only Palestinian American in Congress, after her defense of a rallying cry that is widely regarded as calling for the elimination of Israel.

The censure resolution introduced by Georgia Rep. Rich McCormick condemns the Michigan Democrat for “promoting false narratives” around the Oct. 7 terrorist attack by Hamas on Israel and “calling for the destruction of the state of Israel.”

The House passed the measure late Tuesday by a vote of 234 to 188, with 22 Democrats joining all but 4 Republicans voting in favor of her censure. …

Tlaib has been one of the most vocal members of Congress to demand a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war, amid a humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the rising death toll of Palestinian civilians.

In doing so, Tlaib posted a video Friday that included footage of protesters in Michigan chanting part of a rallying cry — “from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” — that the Anti-Defamation League and Jewish groups view as calling for the destruction of Israel and consider to be antisemitic. Tlaib defended the use of the slogan as “an aspirational call for freedom, human rights and peaceful coexistence, not death, destruction, or hate.” …

In an emotional speech on the House floor after the vote, Tlaib said her comments on Israel have been directed at its government and implored her colleagues who are not supportive of a cease-fire to consider the plight of Palestinians.  …

Tlaib is the second House member to be censured this year. Republicans voted to censure Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California in June for his role in congressional investigations of former President Donald Trump. Before that, the House had censured just 24 members in its history. …

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(Excerpt from CBN. Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Take Back the Court Action Fund)

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A G
November 19, 2023

Father
Raise up people to pray for healing. You have promised to protect your people. Lead us & the Jews to draw need to you that we might see your power around us. In Jesus’ name, Amen

Dennis Lundgren
November 15, 2023

That’s because they’re not Christians.
That’s because they are atheist that’s because they are for Satan

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