Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal faced bipartisan criticism for calling Israel a ‘racist state’ in remarks she later retracted [File: Mandel Ngan/Pool via Reuters] Washington, DC – The United States House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a resolution proclaiming that Israel is “not a racist or apartheid state”, in a message directed at progressive critics.

The measure passed in a 412-to-nine vote on Tuesday, hours after Israeli President Isaac Herzog met with President Joe Biden at the White House. One lawmaker voted “present”. Keep reading

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