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WATCH: Marking start of Hanukkah, Emhoff condemns antisemitism, says Biden and Harris ‘have your back’ – PBS NewsHour

WATCH: Marking start of Hanukkah, Emhoff condemns antisemitism, says Biden and Harris ‘have your back’ – PBS NewsHour

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking at the lighting ceremony of a massive menorah in front of the White House to mark the first night of Hanukkah, Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, said Thursday that American Jews are “feeling alone” and “in pain” as he denounced rising antisemitism in the U.S. and abroad, particularly amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. Watch the ceremony in the player above. Emhoff, the first Jewish person to be the spouse of one of the country’s nationally elected leaders, highlighted fear in the Jewish community, moments before the menorah was lit on the Ellipse, just south of… 

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