Schumer on U.S. Senate floor condemns ‘rank antisemitism’ amid Israel-Hamas war

BY: - November 29, 2023

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the nation’s highest-ranking Jewish official, spoke from the chamber on Wednesday about the rise of antisemitism in the United States since the attack by Hamas militants on Israel and that nation’s airstrikes on Gaza. Schumer, speaking to a mostly empty chamber, an unlikely setting for what he described […]

Yarmuth defends Omar after GOP ousts her from foreign affairs panel for past antisemitic remarks

BY: and - February 3, 2023

Former U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat from Louisville, defended Rep. Ilhan Omar Thursday after the House voted along party lines to remove the Minnesota Democrat from the Foreign Affairs Committee for past antisemitic statements. In a Twitter thread, Yarmuth wrote, “I served with Ilhan Omar and spoke to her about her attitude about Jews […]