Mission Statement

The mission of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Antisemitism 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 antisemitism by educating and empowering our communities. We shall accomplish this by supporting legislative efforts to combat antisemitism, promoting Holocaust education, and bringing the issue of condemning and combating antisemitism 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 Antisemitism, working together to address this urgent issue and to identify and highlight areas where we can take action and develop solutions to eliminate Antisemitic hatred from our communities and from our country.

Members

Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Co-Chair

Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
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)
John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Mark Kelly (D-AZ)
Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM)
Ed Markey (D-MA)
Jon Ossoff (D-GA)
Alex Padilla (D-CA)
Gary Peters (D-MI)
Brian Schatz (D-HI)
Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Raphael Warnock (D-GA)

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James Lankford (R-OK), Co-Chair

Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
John Boozman (R-AR)
Mike Braun (R-IN)
Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
Susan Collins (R-ME)
John Cornyn (R-TX)
Tom Cotton (R-AR)
Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
Mike Crapo (R-ID)
Steve Daines (R-MT)
Joni Ernst (R-IA)
Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
Roger Marshall (R-KS)
Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Rob Portman (R-OH)
James Risch (R-ID)
Mitt Romney (R-UT)
Mike Rounds (R-SD)
Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Tim Scott (R-SC)
Todd Young (R-IN)
Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
John Thune (R-SD)
Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Todd Young (R-IN)

Rosen Honors Victims on 2nd Anniversary of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement honoring the victims of the 2018 shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, the deadliest targeted attack on the Jewish American community in American history: 

“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...

Rosen Sends Bipartisan Letter to Bulgarian Ambassador on Hezbollah and 2012 Israeli Tour Bus Bombing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC), joined Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) in a bipartisan letter to Bulgarian Ambassador Tihomir Stoytchev expressing appreciation for Bulgaria’s recent sentencing in absentia of Hezbollah operatives responsible for the 2012 bombing of an Israeli tour bus in Burgas, Bulgaria. The letter also encourages Bulgaria to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist entity in its...

Rosen Statement on Holocaust Survey’s Shocking Findings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, released the following statement in response to the findings of the “first 50-state survey of Holocaust knowledge among millennials and Generation Z.” The Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Study, released yesterday by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), found that a majority of young Americans lacked even...

Rosen, Lankford Express Concern Over Rising Anti-Semitic Discourse in Poland, Call on Poland to Enact Comprehensive Holocaust Restitution Law

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and James Lankford (R-OK), co-chairs of the Senate Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, sent a letter to Polish President Andrzej Duda expressing concern over the rise of anti-Semitic discourse in Poland and urging Poland to enact a comprehensive Holocaust restitution law.

“Poland’s partnership with the United States as a stalwart NATO ally has contributed significantly to security and prosperity in Central and Eastern Europe. We...

Rosen Addresses Hadassah National Video Conference, Discusses Never Again Education Act, Need to Combat Anti-Semitism

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Hadassah, one of the largest Jewish organizations worldwide, to address its members during their national video conference. Senator Rosen spoke about her bipartisan work in Congress to combat anti-Semitism and to continue strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.

“For over a century, Hadassah, one of the largest Jewish organizations worldwide, has championed causes such as women’s health and empowerment, combating anti-Semitism,...