Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: ‘We Need Do More To Protect Our Jewish Communities’ | NBC News

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Published: 12/30/2019 11:42 PM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. speaks about her plan to fight anti-Semitism amid a string of attacks on the Jewish community. Gillibrand details the "Never Again Education Act" that she is working on which would provide direct funding for Holocaust education. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nb...

We need to do more to protect our jewish communities and combat anti-semitism, which is at its root. That is why i have been a champion of the never again education bill which would provide direct funding for holocaust education. We heard from family members of holocaust survivors and people who were slaughtered during the holocaust. We heard their personal stories here today. Every child in this ...
tate in this country should hear those personal stories never again means never again, and it's through those personal histories that we can teach our children and grandchildren. Why this matters so much today, as it ever mattered in the past, to many communities in our state, our suffering? It'S why i showedup today to hear from leaders to hear from advocates to hear from mothers about the suffering, fear and concerns they have about protecting their families. We will find comprehensive solutions to fix this problem. I'Ve always been proud to stand with our jewish community and their leaders and have blessed to be included in their joyous celebrations in the past. I will forever stand with this community through those joyous times and these difficult times. I will not stop fighting for new yorkers. So that you can worship so that you can celebrate so that it can be safe in your homes, communities, rules, schools and synagogues. We will defeat prejudice and violence.

We will defeat anti-semitism and itstarts by raising our voices, as we did today. Hey see news viewers thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.

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