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Blinken says working ‘expeditiously’ to appoint an antisemitism czar

Jacob Magid is The Times of Israel's US correspondent based in New York

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Biden administration is working “expeditiously” to appoint a US special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism.

“We’re moving expeditiously with the envoy to combat antisemitism. I hope that’s before the Senate very, very soon,” he says, when pressed on the appointment during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.

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