Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism Part 1

July 15, 2019

The Department of Justice held a Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism with opening remarks by Attorney General Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rosen and included panels on Combatting Anti-Semitism While Respecting the First Amendment and Anti-Semitism on Campus.  Additional remarks were provided by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Elan S. Carr, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, as well as a discussion with Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy Beth Williams, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Administration Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism.


Opening Remarks by John Gore, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division

Invocation by Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, Congregation Shearith Israel

Opening Remarks by Attorney General William P. Barr

Introduction by Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen

Panel 1-  Combatting Anti-Semitism While Respecting the First Amendment

  • Moderator: Eli Lake, Bloomberg View
  • Panelists: Elliot Zweig, Deputy Director, Middle East Media Research Institute,  John Demers, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, Dan Elbaum, Chief Advocacy Officer, American Jewish Committee, Eugene Kontorovich, Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Attorney General Barr’s Remarks
Deputy Attorney General Rosen’s Remarks

Updated July 19, 2019