TEANECK, NJ — Today, February 13, 2023, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited the Torah Academy of Bergen County and spoke with hundreds of students and educators about his work as Co-Chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, working across the aisle to find common ground, and leading bipartisan efforts to support the U.S.-Israel relationship. Gottheimer also spent time taking questions from students.
“With antisemitic attacks and hate crimes of all kinds on the rise, I was glad to have the opportunity to visit the Torah Academy of Bergen County and speak with students and educators about the critical work it takes to bridge divides and the critical importance of supporting the Jewish community and the historic U.S.-Israel relationship,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “It’s rooms filled with bright and talented students like yourselves that make me confident that our best days will always be ahead of us.”
Recently, Gottheimer has worked to support America’s key ally Israel — the only democracy in the Middle East — by leading a group of 32 total Members of Congress in introducing a new House Resolution — H.Res.92 “Recognizing Israel as America’s legitimate and democratic ally and condemning antisemitism.” Full text of the H.Res.92 can be found here.
Gottheimer also recently introduced new bipartisan legislation — the Holocaust Education and Antisemitism Lessons (HEAL) Act — with more than 60 cosponsors. The bipartisan HEAL Act will direct the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to conduct a study on Holocaust education efforts in public schools nationwide.
Gottheimer has helped claw back more than $8 million in Nonprofit Security Grants to New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District since 2016. This federal investment provides security for houses of worship, religious schools, and community organizations that are at risk of a terrorist attack from homegrown and lone-wolf ISIS-inspired terrorists, white supremacists, and other domestic threats.
Below: Gottheimer with students at the Torah Academy of Bergen County.
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