“We cannot allow fringe groups to capitalize on our halo,” said Jonathan Greenblatt of the ADL.
The groups include the Union for Reform Judaism, Bend the Arc, the Anti-Defamation League and Jewish Voice for Peace.
“Right-wing extremists have been one of the largest and most consistent sources of domestic terror incidents in the United States for many years.”
“An individual representing such extremist ideologies should not be given this type of leadership role.”
In a speech to the Anti-Defamation League, Comey called on all jurisdictions to report hate crime data, which some do not do.
“It’s a clear declaration that Pepe is now dead,” one writer observed.
Former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault said that she would “look forward” to meeting with Farrakhan, who has long been accused of being anti-Semitic.
“We need to make sure that we call out bigotry whenever it happens,” Jonathan Greenblatt told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Did President Trump’s Holocaust memorial speech clean up his blemished record on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust?
Anti-Semitic incidents, from bomb threats and cemetery desecration to assaults and bullying, have surged in the United States since the election of President Donald Trump, and a “heightened political atmosphere” played a role in the rise, the Anti-Defamation League said on Monday.