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Emhoff calls on UN to fight Jew hatred

 

February 17, 2023

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff addresses a U.N. event on antisemitism on Feb. 9, 2023 in New York City.

(JNS) - In his first visit to the United Nations, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff called on U.N. leaders to globalize the fight against antisemitism. He told the body on Thursday that it cannot normalize spiking rates of Jew-hatred.

Emhoff, the Jewish husband of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, addressed ambassadors and members of civil society at a special, high-level side event. The U.N. missions of the U.S., Israel, Argentina, Canada, Morocco and the United Kingdom hosted the event.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. State Department Special Envoy for Monitoring and...



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