Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s spokesperson confirmed that the Forum for Cultural Engagement (FCE) would be sponsoring Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar’s August 2019 trip to Israel and the West Bank.
On March 5, 2019, the Israeli NGO B'Tselem announced the hiring of Simone Zimmerman to lead the group's US political operations.
A meeting that took place between members of Congress and organizations with ties to terrorism highlights the need for greater due diligence when interacting with civil society actors.
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Five US Congressmen met with Shawan Jabarin, who has alleged ties to the PFLP, on a recent trip to Israel, demonstrating the need for greater due diligence on the part of public officials when organizing such trips.