DONATE TO JNS
Promote quality journalism
JNS PRESS +
Republish JNS content
Username / Email
Don't have an account?
Sign up here
Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism
New Jersey Rep. Gottheimer, Elan Carr, local leaders stand up to anti-Semitism
July 23, 2019
New Jersey ranked third in the nation in anti-Semitic incidents in 2018 by the Anti-Defamation League.
US special envoy Carr warns about anti-Semitism from three different directions
May 15, 2019
“Anti-Semitism isn’t only about the Jews,” said Elan Carr. “Anti-Semitism is history’s greatest barometer of human misery, and a society that has imbibed its poison is rotten to the core.”
US anti-Semitism envoy: America may review ties with nations deemed anti-Israel
May 6, 2019
Elan Carr declined to call out certain countries or leaders, in addition to specifying what course of action the Trump administration might take.
Change.org censors petition calling for investigative action against CAIR
April 25, 2019
“There’s no doubt that Tlaib and Omar have close-knit ties with Hamas affiliated CAIR, and we, as concerned citizens, call on [the] Attorney General and U.S. Special Envoy for Anti-Semitism to investigate these ties,” states the petition, which to date has 33,337 signatures.
Elan Carr officially sworn in as US anti-Semitism envoy
April 11, 2019
“There is a greater rise in new anti-Semitism that clothes itself as anti-Zionism. The anti-Semitism of the European street, of the college campus and of those [who] have embraced the notion that the Jewish people don’t have a right to their homeland,” he said.
Iraq war veteran, grandson of Holocaust survivors Elan Carr tapped as anti-Semitism envoy
February 4, 2019
“He is a committed Jew and pro-Israel advocate, and is smart as a whip. He is an extremely successful prosecutor,” said AEPi Foundation executive director Andy Borans.
House passes bipartisan bill to elevate status of US special envoy on anti-Semitism
January 11, 2019
The president would be required to fill the position, which is has been vacant since the start of the Trump administration, within 90 days.
Secretary of State promises appointment of special envoy to monitor anti-Semitism
May 24, 2018
“Appointing this important position will make clear to foreign governments that combating anti-Semitism remains an American priority and that the U.S. maintains its traditional leadership in the fight,” according to a congressional letter.