Naftali Bennett, who is expected to succeed Benjamin Netanyahu, is more of an extreme opponent of Palestinian rights.
The current protests build on a long history of port shutdown organizing.
Omar said Wednesday that she was once again enduring threats against her life and racist vitriol following her remarks.
The crackdown came days before Israel’s Supreme Court rules on whether to allow more ethnic cleansing in East Jerusalem.
If chosen to succeed Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister, Naftali Bennett won’t end apartheid or the occupation.
More American Jews are asserting that support for Palestinians is not incongruous with embracing a Jewish identity.
The department had recently pledged $5.5 million in aid to help Gaza recover from the latest Israeli bombing campaign.
Forging solidarity means equipping ourselves for the battle of narratives that is crucial to the Palestinian struggle.
As Israeli police threaten Palestinians with mass arrests, the push for boycotts, divestment and sanctions gains power.
Palestinian organizer Mohammed El-Kurd says Israeli aggression against Palestinians has continued despite the ceasefire.