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Unlike All Other Senators, Hagel Passed on Opportunity to Condemn Anti-Semitism

5:54 PM, Dec 19, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Adam Kredo reports on an opportunity Chuck Hagel passed on to condemn ant-Semitism:

Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin published a statement today from David Harris, the executive director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), recounting an interaction he had with former Nebraska Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel in 1999.The AJC asked senators to join a statement against anti-Semitism in Russia that would appear during then-president Boris Yeltsin’s visit to the United States. Harris says “We published the letter as a full-page ad in the New York Times with 99 Senate signatories. Only Sen. Hagel’s name was absent.”

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