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In Holocaust remembrance, Biden condemns antisemitism sparked by college protests and Gaza war

AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has condemned the “ferocious surge of antisemitism in America and around the world.” Tuesday’s speech came as the Hamas attack on Israel and controversy over the war in Gaza have sparked new waves of violence and hateful rhetoric toward Jews. Biden’s remarks at the Capitol play out as pro-Palestinian protests rock college campuses across the United States. Some of the protests have involved antisemitic chants and threats toward Jewish students and supporters of Israel. The Democratic president has struggled to balance his support for Israel since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack with his efforts to constrain Israel’s war on the militant group in Gaza.

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