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Ted Deutch, Joe Wilson Welcome Yair Lapid as Israel’s New Prime Minister

With Yair Lapid taking over from Naftali Bennett as Israel’s prime minister, retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., welcomed the new leader. Deutch, the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee,...
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House Passes Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s, Mario Diaz-Balart’s Resolution Condemning Antisemitism

Last week, the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a resolution led by U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., condemning antisemitism. The House passed Wasserman Schultz’s resolution on a 420-1 resolution with U.S....

Gus Bilirakis Leads Congressional Coalition Opposing Selling F-16s to Turkey

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., is leading the fight on Capitol Hill opposing selling F-16s to Turkey. Bilirakis and U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney, D-NY, and Chris Pappas, D-NH, led almost 40 other members of the...
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Florida Congressmen: Time for the EU to Recognize Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, introduced the resolution with the support of U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla. Other backers include U.S. Reps. Kathy Manning, D-NC, Peter Meijer, R-Mich., and Joe Wilson, R-SC. 

Ted Deutch Leads Letter Calling on Joe Biden to Do More to Combat Antisemitism

The members ask that the administration swiftly implement the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, develop an inter-agency strategy to combat antisemitism and protect American Jews and to expeditiously nominate an Ambassador at Large to lead the Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the State Department.

Florida Reps Take Part in Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism Meeting

Back in September, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., helped launch the task force with legislators from Australia, Canada, Israel and the United Kingdom.
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