Lipstadt vows to fight antisemitism


February 18, 2022

(JNS) — The Biden administration’s nominee Deborah Lipstadt to lead the U.S. State Department’s office that monitors and combats antisemitism appeared in the Senate on Tuesday for her confirmation.

Appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Lipstadt made the case that antisemitism is on the rise.

“Increasingly, Jews have been singled out for slander, violence and terrorism,” she said. “Today’s rise in antisemitism is staggering.”

Her confirmation has been delayed for several months reportedly over concerns raised by Republicans of her past tweets, including one...

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