Over the past several weeks, shocking and violent displays of global anti-Semitism have erupted, hiding under the guise of anti-Israel political expression. A resolution in the House of Representatives condemns the increasing incidents and expressions of global anti-Semitism and specifically singles out Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for incitement against Jews and the Jewish state. It does not just condemn anti-Semitism, but also proactively seeks to combat it.
As the peace process remains stalled, as Hamas fires rockets into Israel, as we mourn the heinous deaths of four young boys, and as the Middle East becomes ever more dangerous and unpredictable, it is vital that the U.S. reassert and reinvest in its strategic partnership with Israel. Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Barbara Boxer and Roy Blunt would reaffirm and broaden the U.S.-Israel alliance by promoting greater strategic cooperation in energy, trade and vital security measures.
Hezbollah’s fingerprints are on terror attacks and attempted attacks across the globe. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have introduced a bill that will sanction financial intuitions that are complicit in the group’s illicit activities, including money laundering, narco-trafficking and transnational crime. Ask your Senator to support this bill to disrupt terrorist financing and keep the pressure on Hezbollah.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is responsible for funding the U.S. Refugee Program as well as the unaccompanied alien children (UAC) program. With a growing crisis in Central America and thousands of unaccompanied kids arriving at the Southern border, ORR is facing a dire shortfall of funds. We need you to act now to ensure that ORR has the resources it needs to serve all vulnerable groups under its mandate.
AJC's mission is to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world.