SUN SENTINEL: A ‘fight for decades to come’: Jewish leaders in South Florida seek solutions amid antisemitism surge

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Those are not ripped-from-the-headlines incidents from the pro-Palestinian protests at college campuses across the country this spring, where antisemitic rhetoric and actions were common. All reportedly took place at one of Broward County’s premier schools, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, described this week during a daylong symposium on combating antisemitism.

Wasserman Schultz on Passage of Bipartisan National Security Funding Bills

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After a dangerous, needless delay, I'm proud that a large, bipartisan majority of House Members passed a strong supplemental security package for our allies in Ukraine, Israel, and the Indo-Pacific. It was long overdue, as the Senate passed a similar package months ago. Yet I welcome Speaker Johnson's decision to end this horribly harmful holdup.

Wasserman Schultz Commends Biden’s Move to Snap Back Sanctions on Maduro Dictatorship

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Venezuelans deserve real democracy, and I’m proud that President Biden took strong action today to help deliver it. I commend President Biden's decision to fully enforce the terms of the Barbados Agreement by snapping back sanctions on the Maduro dictatorship's illicit oil profits. I know the people I represent appreciate the Administration's commitment to amplify the voices of Venezuelan Americans who demand democracy.

Wasserman Schultz, Manning Lead Congress Members in Condemning Hamas Gender-Based Violence After Long-Overdue UN Report Finds ‘Clear and Convincing’ Evidence It Took Place

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We condemn the rape, sexual mutilation, and gender-based violence employed by Hamas terrorists on October 7th against innocent people in Israel and the continued threat against the remaining hostages in Gaza.

Bipartisan House Members Condemn Maduro Shuttering Human Rights Office, Press for Legislation to Ensure Justice for Suffering Venezuelans

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We are deeply concerned by reports that the Maduro regime has ordered the United Nations human rights office to suspend its operations and leave the country, based on spurious accusations that it works on behalf of 'coup plotters and terrorist groups.’ This is simply the latest assault on democracy, after the Maduro regime reinstated its ban on opposition leader María Corina Machado's presidential candidacy and forcefully disappeared several pro-democracy organizers and human rights defenders.

Wasserman Schultz on Venezuela’s High Court Upholding Ban on Opposition Presidential Candidate

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The United States offered Maduro one last chance to hold free and fair elections against his opponent, who received over 90 percent of her primary vote. It’s clear Maduro has no plans to put his record of trashing human rights, jailing opponents, and undermining democracy on the ballot.