Tlaib Tweets ‘Happy Passover’ Picture With Loaves of Bread

Washington Free Beacon | 4/22/2019 | Paul Crookston
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BY: Paul Crookston

In Jewish custom, eating leavened bread is prohibited on Passover, but Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) shared a picture Friday with fluffy loaves of bread with the note "Happy Passover!"

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She followed the U.K.'s left-wing Labour Party, which tweeted and quickly deleted a similar picture with bread and wine Friday, not acknowledging it was the start of the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Tlaib's picture is still up even after a helping of mockery and gentle correction.

"Tonight marks the beginning of Passover!" Tlaib tweeted. "To all our Jewish sisters and brothers, Happy Pesach! I hope it is a time full of joy and love with family and friends."

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Like the Labour party, which recently had to insist it will deal with anti-Semitism in its ranks, Tlaib has a penchant for controversy related to anti-Semitism. Tlaib has met with anti-Israel radicals and defended fellow Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) when she was under fire for her own anti-Semitic remarks, such as accusing Jewish groups of paying off politicians to get support for Israel. She wrote an op-ed...
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