Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y. [s1] ) answers "What does it mean to be Jewish?" in our latest #0dot2 video.
In 2014, following four years in the New York State Senate, Lee Zeldin was elected to his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives). He was re-elected in 2016.
Immediately after taking office in 2015, Rep. Zeldin quickly became a leading voice in America on the need for a stronger, more consistent foreign policy; and outspoken on the need to defeat ISIS and other terrorist threats, secure our homeland and correct a deeply flawed Iran nuclear agreement.
Rep. Zeldin’s top priorities in Congress include protecting America’s security at home and abroad, helping grow our economy and create more good-paying jobs, supporting our veterans and first responders, improving the quality of education, repairing our nation’s infrastructure, improving health care in America and safeguarding our environment.
Rep. Zeldin serves on two Committees in the U.S. House of Representatives: Financial Services and Foreign Affairs. He also serves on five House Subcommittees. Rep. Zeldin, one of two Jewish Republicans in Congress, also serves as co-chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, which has more 100 members.
B'nai B'rith International has launched the Zero.Dot.Two Initiative (#0dot2) as a part of its 175th anniversary to discuss ideas around Jewish identity, to educate social media users about Judaism as a proactive way to combat anti-Semitism and to promote the Jewish connection to the State of Israel through the voices of many online influencers. With approximately 14.4 million Jewish individuals alive today, we represent approximately 0.2 percent of global citizens.
To learn more about this project and hear voices from other Jewish influencers, please visit: http://bit.ly/2pZ3qov.
B'nai B'rith has launched the Zero.Dot.Two Initiative (#0dot2) ahead of its 175th anniversary to discuss ideas around Jewish identity, to educate social media users about Judaism as a proactive way to combat anti-Semitism and to promote the Jewish connection to the State of Israel through the voices of many online influencers.