Mission Statement

The mission of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism is to collaborate with our colleagues in the House, law enforcement, the White House, federal agencies, state and local government, educators, advocates, clergy, and other stakeholders to combat anti-Semitism by educating and empowering our communities. We shall accomplish this by supporting legislative efforts to combat anti-Semitism, promoting Holocaust education, and bringing the issue of condemning and combating anti-Semitism to the forefront of our national conversation. We will build upon the important work done by the House of Representatives’ Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, working together to address this urgent issue and to identify and highlight areas where we can take action and develop solutions to eliminate Anti-Semitic hatred from our communities and from our country.  


Members

Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Co-Chair

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Cory Booker (D-NJ)

Ben Cardin (D-MD)

Tom Carper (D-DE)

Bob Casey (D-PA)

Chris Coons (D-DE)

Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

Maggie Hassan (D-NH)

Doug Jones (D-AL)

Tim Kaine (D-VA)

Ed Markey (D-MA)

Gary Peters (D-MI)

Brian Schatz (D-HI)

Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)

Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)



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James Lankford (R-OK), Co-Chair

Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)

Roy Blunt (R-MO)

Mike Braun (R-IN)

Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)

Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Susan Collins (R-ME)

Tom Cotton (R-AR)

Kevin Cramer (R-ND)

Joni Ernst (R-IA)

Josh Hawley (R-MO)

Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)

Martha McSally (R-AZ)

Rob Portman (R-OH)

Mitt Romney (R-UT)

Mike Rounds (R-SD)

Marco Rubio (R-FL)

Tim Scott (R-SC)

Todd Young (R-IN)



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“In recent years, anti-Semitism and acts of hate have grown at an alarming rate in the United States and throughout the world,” said Senator Rosen. “Standing against anti-Semitism is a critical issue that’s near to my heart. That’s why one year...

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“Today marks a solemn day in our nation’s history. Two years ago, our country witnessed an act of extreme anti-Semitic violence committed against...

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