RELEASE: Gottheimer Statement Honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27, 2024
Press

NEW JERSEY — Today, January 27, 2024, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement honoring those murdered in the Holocaust:

“Today, we mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and remember the 6 million Jews, and millions more, who were murdered in the Shoah. This day is deeply significant to my family and me. I am the grandson of a World War II veteran who fought the Nazis, and my wife’s grandparents lost their entire family in the Holocaust.

We must always remember the Holocaust and recommit to learning the lessons of the attempt to eliminate European Jewry. We all have an obligation to teach future generations about this evil and to pledge: Never Again.

With a stunning rise in antisemitism and Holocaust denial and after October 7, 2023, the deadliest day for the Jewish people since the Holocaust, this lesson is important now more than ever. That is why I’ve introduced the Holocaust Education and Antisemitism Lessons (HEAL) Act which will direct the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to conduct a study on Holocaust education efforts in public schools nationwide. 

Our history teaches us that we have a responsibility to confront bigotry, hatred, and intolerance wherever it can be found. It takes all of us to stand up to hate and extremism of any kind.”

###

Recent Posts


Mar 1, 2024
Press

RELEASE: Gottheimer Amendment Passes Committee Requiring SALT Testimony by Secretary of Housing & Urban Development

HUD in unique position to discuss SALT cap impacts on homeownership Above: Gottheimer introducing the amendment in the Financial Services Committee. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, February 29, 2024, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s amendment passed in the Financial Services Committee requiring the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to testify on the impacts of the SALT cap on homeownership […]



Feb 29, 2024
Press

RELEASE: Gottheimer Earns Perfect 100% Environmental Record Score from League of Conservation Voters

Fights for clean air clean, removes led and PFAS from drinking water, invests in climate resilient infrastructure, protects Jersey shore  Above: Gottheimer visiting the Appalachian Trail in Sussex County. NORTH JERSEY — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) received a perfect 100% score from the League of Conservation Voters’ 2023 National Environmental Scorecard. The score is based […]



Feb 29, 2024
In the News

ABC7: Congressman Gottheimer proposes federal action to protect family’s right to access IVF treatment

WATCH HERE: https://abc7ny.com/congressman-josh-gottheimer-ivf-treatment-new-jersey/14476044/ ByToni Yates ARAMUS, New Jersey (WABC) — Democrats on Capitol Hill introduced a bill Wednesday afternoon that would provide federal protection to families and medical providers regarding in vitro fertilization (IVF). U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and fellow Democrats introduced the ‘Right to Build Families Act’ on the Senate floor Wednesday, a measure […]