Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision this week, spurred by President Donald Trump, to ban Democratic Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the occupied West Bank was met with widespread outrage.

From the editorial boards of The Washington Post and The New York Times, to Jewish Voice for Peace and even AIPAC, nearly everyone outside the far right seemed to agree that Israel’s refusal of entry to the congresswomen for an official fact-finding trip marked a grave transgression.

Read the full article at Newsweek.

Phyllis Bennis directs the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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