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Washington DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel issued the following statement on July 17, 2014, regarding Israel’s launching of a ground operation in Gaza.
Washington DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel condemned Hamas’s ongoing war crimes against both Israeli and Palestinian civilians. The terrorist organization continues to fire rockets at Israeli civilians from the cover of Palestinian civilian areas. Her comments followed a meeting with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer and Israeli Defense Attaché Major General Yaacob Ayish.
Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday following her trip to Nigeria during which the focus was on the plight of the victims of Boko Haram terrorists, including 270 school girls kidnapped in April of this year.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoke on the House floor today in support of H.Res. 573, which condemns the kidnapping of female students by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram. Congresswoman Frankel, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is an original co-sponsor of the resolution.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted against a partisan bill to create a select committee charged with investigating the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi.
“We are about to watch another political show at the expense of the American people,” said Congresswoman Frankel.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel applauded President Barack Obama’s decision to send military experts and hostage negotiators to Nigeria to help in the efforts to free over 250 girls kidnapped by the militant group, Boko Haram. The terrorist organization kidnapped the young girls to stop them from attending school. Its leader has threatened to sell them in the market. Boko Haram, which loosely translates into English as “Western education is sin,” has been attacking schools across the country, kidnapping and murdering school children.
Mr. Speaker, yesterday Israelis commemorated Memorial Day, to honor the memory of the more than 24,000 Israeli men, women and children who have been killed in terror attacks and wars over the past sixty-six years.
Immediately following Memorial Day, Israel transitioned to Independence Day, when Israelis and Jews across the globe celebrate the modern day revival of the State of Israel.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement in support of the House Democrats’ “Demand a Vote” petition.
Rep. Frankel said, “The time is long overdue for Congress to pass legislation creating a roadmap to citizenship for the 11 million aspiring Americans living in the shadows of our country.”
Boca Raton, FL — Congresswoman Lois Frankel has just returned from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) in Brussels as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation. Frankel was appointed to the US delegation by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. During the four-day trip, the delegation – comprised of five additional Members of Congress – met with representatives of the other NATO countries as well as NATO leaders including NATO Commander General Philip Breedlove, NATO PA President Hugh Baley, and US Ambassador to NATO Douglas Lute.
Washington, DC – On January 29, Congresswoman Lois Frankel and the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed by unanimous consent H.R. 938, the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013. Congresswoman Frankel submitted the following statement in support of this important legislation to strengthen our critical bilateral alliance with Israel.
“Thank you Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel for the continued bipartisan spirit of this committee, and Chairwoman Ros-Lehtinen and Ranking Member Deutch for your leadership on this bill.