WASHINGTON, D.C. — Building on an amendment he wrote in 2004 to create a Special Envoy to combat anti-Semitism, this week Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) successfully pushed enactment of his Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act that expands the authority of the office and elevates the Envoy to that of Ambassador-at-Large, granting the position added clout to fight the rise in worldwide anti-Semitism.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: January 15th, 2021 | Author: admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Press Release | Tags: anti-semitism, Congressman Chris Smith, New Jersey, Press Release, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act | 1 Comment »
Mayor Jonathan Hornik and the members of the Marlboro Township Council today issued a public letter condemning the Anti-Semitic remarks of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota).Art Gallagher | Filed under: Jon Hornik, Marlboro, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: anti-semitism, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, Jonathan Hornik, Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik, Marlboro Township, Monmouth County News | 3 Comments »
Congressman Chris Smith’s bill requiring the President to appoint an ambassador level envoy at the State Department to combat anti-Semetism bill, the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act, overwhelmingly passed in the House of Representatives during the 115th Congress, but did not make it through the Senate. Smith re-introduced the bill today in the 116th Congress. His remarks about the bill on the House floor:admin | Filed under: Chris Smith, New Jersey | Tags: 116th Congress, anti-semitism, Congressman Chris Smith, House of Representatives, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act | 1 Comment »
Congressman Chris Smith (R,NJ-4) is leading a congressional delegation in a bilateral meeting with Russian lawmakers, including Pyotr Tolstoi, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma (parliament) during a four day conference which starts on Saturday, July 7, in Berlin.
The meeting is part of the 27th Annual Session of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) Parliamentary Assembly.
The bilateral meeting with Russian lawmakers comes nine days before President Donald J. Trump is set to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Congress, Donald Trump, Human Rights, Human Trafficking | Tags: anti-semitism, Berlin, Congressman Chris Smith, Human Trafficking, NJ 4, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, President Donald Trump, Pyotr Tolstoi, Russian State Duma, Vladimir Putin | Comments Off on Congressman Smith To Lead Dialogue With Russian Lawmakers
JTA – The imam of a New Jersey mosque will be sent for “retraining” after delivering anti-Semitic sermons. Sheikh Aymen Elkasaby, imam of the Islamic Center of Jersey City, in a sermon earlier this month, called Jews “apes and pigs,” and urged his followers to: “Count them one by one, and kill them down to the… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 17th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: Ahmed Shedeed, anti-semitism, Islamic Center of Jersey City, New Jersey, Sheikh Aymen Elkasaby | 2 Comments »
Holocaust memorial vandalized, anti-Jewish flyers placed on cars in Lakewood, as incidents seen tied to recent arrest of Jewish couples; authorities offer reward, call vandalism ‘sickening’ By Times of Israel staff An anti-Semitic banner draped over a Holocaust memorial in Lakewood, New Jersey, July 2, 2017. Courtesy ADL) A Holocaust memorial outside a synagogue in Lakewood,… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: July 3rd, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: anti-semitism, Lakewood, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Ocean County, Welfare Scam | 3 Comments »
Political mailers by the Howell Democrat candidates for mayor and council, paid for by the NJ State Democratic Party, that prominently point out that development sites are owned by Jewish organizations and charge that the Republican candidates are offering special deals to Lakewood developers have prompted Republican elected officials and Party leaders to condemn the Democrats’ tactics as anti-Semitic and racist.
Mayor William Gotto and Deputy Mayor Rob Nicastro, both Republicans, held a press conference in Howell to condemn the Democrats mailings, according to reports on The Asbury Park Press and News12. Howell Republican Chairman Juan Malave posted a letter condemning the Democrats mail on facebook.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Howell, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2016 Elections, anti-semitism, Dan Cardellichio, Evelyn Malsbury O'Donnell, Howell, John Currie, Joseph Montella, Juan Malave, Monmouth County News, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Rob Nicastro, Theresa Berger, Vin Gopal, William Gotto | Comments Off on Howell Republicans Accuse Democrats Of Anti-Semitism
HOWELL — Nine swastikas were spray-painted at a park frequently visited by members of the Jewish community, police said. Police discovered the swastikas Monday at Echo Lake Park, located at 1205 Maxim Southard Road, after a concerned citizen reported the vandalism and provided a picture to police. Howell police Detective Sgt. Christian Antunez, the police department’s… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: August 30th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Howell, Monmouth County News | Tags: anti-semitism, Echo Lake Park, Howell, Lakewood, Monmouth County News, swastikas | Comments Off on Swastikas found painted in Howell park, police say