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www.theatlantic.com Ilhan Omar Just Made It Harder to Have a Nuanced Debate About Israel

In the anti-Semitic imagination, Jews run the world through a global conspiracy of cash and power. This belief is both old and resilient, and in the last seven decades, anti-Semites have relied on this framework to explain the tight alliance between the United States and Israel. On Sunday night, a freshman congresswoman from Minnesota, Ilhan Omar, cheerfully repeated this anti-Semitic trope, implying…