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92 Democrats vote ‘current’ and 13 vote AGAINST decision condemning surge of anti-Semitism and equating it with anti-Zionism

92 Democrats vote ‘current’ and 13 vote AGAINST decision condemning surge of anti-Semitism and equating it with anti-Zionism
92 Democrats vote ‘current’ and 13 vote AGAINST decision condemning surge of anti-Semitism and equating it with anti-Zionism


  • Vote was 311 to 14 with 92 Dems voting ‘current’ and 17 members not voting
  • 13 Democrats voted towards the measure 
  • One Republican, Rep. Thomas Massie, Ky., voted towards it 

The Home overwhelmingly handed a decision to affirm that antisemitism are synonymous, in one other vote to assist Israel in its warfare on Gaza. 

The vote was 311 to 14, with 92 Democrats voting ‘current’ and 17 members not voting. 

13 Democrats, together with Reps. Jamaal Bowman, N.Y., Cori Bush, Mo., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, N.Y., and Rashida Tlaib, Mich., voted towards the measure. 

One Republican, Rep. Thomas Massie, Ky., voted towards it. 

The decision, launched by Jewish Republicans David Kustoff, R-Tenn., and Max Miller, R-Ohio, each condemns antisemitism and ‘clearly and firmly states that anti-Zionism is antisemitism.’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.

13 Democrats, together with Reps. Jamaal Bowman, N.Y., Cori Bush , Mo., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , N.Y., and Rashida Tlaib , Mich., voted towards the measure

Forward of the vote Massie posted a meme with rapper Drake suggesting Congress has completed extra to assist Zionism than American Patriotism. 

A gaggle of Jewish Democrats, together with Reps. Jerry Nadler and Dan Goldman, each of New York, and Jamie Raskin of Maryland voted ‘current’ on the decision and known as it the ‘newest unserious try by Republicans to weaponize Jewish ache.’

They famous that final week the Home already handed a decision asserting that ‘denying Israel’s proper to exist is a type of antisemitism.’ 

The group additionally famous that there are Jewish anti-Zionists, together with the Satmar Sect, who’re ‘fairly clearly not anti-Semitic.’ 

Some liberals have expressed considerations that such sentiment may result in characterizing any criticism of the Israeli authorities as antisemitism.

The Merriam-Webster definition of anti-Zionism is ‘opposition to the institution or assist of the state of Israel.’ The definition for antisemitism is listed as ‘hostility to or prejudice towards Jewish individuals.’

The decision was introduced forth after the Anti-Defamation League reported a stark improve in antisemitic incidents because the October 7 Hamas assault on Israel. 

It got here as Home Republicans introduced in Jewish college students to speak about antisemitism on their college campuses. 

One MIT scholar stated she needed to depart her doctoral group as a result of her group members informed her ‘the individuals on the Nova music competition should die as a result of they had been partying on stolen lands.’ 

A New York College scholar informed reporters: ‘I hear calls to gasoline the Jews and I’m informed that Hitler was proper.’ 

Written by bourbiza mohamed

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