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Deborah Lipstadt confirmed as anti-Semitism monitor in late-night Senate vote

US Deborah E Lipstadt

RNS After an eight-month delay, noted anti-Semitism scholar Deborah Lipstadt was confirmed by the US Senate to be special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, in a late-night voice vote Wednesday. The Senate vote was required because the position was recently elevated to the rank of ambassador. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved […]

Biden’s pick to combat anti-Semitism finally gets hearing

US Deborah E Lipstadt

Washington DC, USAP Describing herself as an “equal-opportunity foe of anti-Semitism”, President Joe Biden’s pick to monitor and combat prejudice against Jews around the world finally got her day before the Senate committee that will evaluate her nomination. Deborah E Lipstadt, nominated to be Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, with the rank of […]