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Anti-Semitism, Ilhan Omar, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Seth Meyers

Ilhan Omar, a Democratic congresswoman representing Minnesota’s 5th district, took office in January 2019. She received media attention for being the first Somali-American and one of the first — along with fellow freshman Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib — Muslim women to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

A native of the Washington, DC area, Aliza Epstein is a non-profit manager by day and an aspiring writer by night.