President Biden Warns of Antisemitism at Holocaust Remembrance

He references the October 7 attack on Israel by Hamas.

President Joe Biden touched on present issues in Israel during his speech for Holocaust remembrance at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Tuesday, urging Americans not to forget the horrors that antisemitism can bring about. The president referenced Hamas’ attack on Israeli civilians in October 2023, calling it the deadliest day for Jews since the devastating encampments of World War II.

“Now here we are, not 75 years later, but just seven and a half months later, and people are already forgetting… that Hamas unleashed this terror,” President Biden said. “I have not forgotten, nor have you. And we will not forget.”

Though President Biden maintained his support of Israel in his speech, he also said that racial hatred is felt not just towards Jews, but to all minorities. 

“We know scapegoating and demonizing any minority is a threat to every minority,” the president said. “There is no place on any campus in America for antisemitism, hate speech, or threats of violence of any kind.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the president and members of his administration to be prudent in their dealings with Israel.
  • That U.S. officials follow through on the military support authorized by Congress.

Sources: Reuters, CNN


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