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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) apologized to Jewish groups this week over tweets condemned as anti-Semitic.

Omar reportedly apologized in a confidential conference call with Jewish organizations on Tuesday night, according to multiple reports.

The article goes on to state the following:

“Let me reiterate my sincere apology for any actual hurt my words have caused,” Omar reportedly said. “I know there are a lot of people who in the last weeks have expressed support in trying to say this isn’t anti-Semitic or this shouldn’t be looked at in that way.”

She added that it was up to the Jewish community to define anti-Semitism, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

“I do not want to give space or energy to anyone who wants to minimize the hurt,” she said.

According to reports, the call included representatives from:

  • the Anti-Defamation League
  • the Jewish Democratic Council of America
  • the refugee aid organization HIAS
  • Americans for Peace Now
  • Bend the Arc

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