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Jewish Voice for Peace Criticizes Biden’s Antisemitism Speech at U.S. Holocaust Museum

HeadlineMay 08, 2024

On Tuesday, President Biden spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Days of Remembrance. He condemned what he called a “ferocious surge” of antisemitism in the United States.

President Joe Biden: “And my commitment to the safety of the Jewish people, the security of Israel and its right to exist as an independent Jewish state is ironclad, even when we disagree.”

The group Jewish Voice for Peace criticized Biden’s speech, saying he “disgraced the memory of the Holocaust by using our history of persecution to justify the Israeli military’s genocide of Palestinians.”

Meanwhile, on Capitol Hill, Senator Bernie Sanders announced plans to introduce a resolution to condemn bigotry in all forms.

Sen. Bernie Sanders: “No to antisemitism. No to Islamophobia. No to all forms of racism and bigotry.”

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