Hakeem Jeffries


Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries represents the diverse 8th district of New York and is serving his sixth term in the United States Congress and is the highest-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives. Jeffries is a strong supporter of Israel, who speaks out to defend Irael’s right to exist as a Jewish, Democratic state and to condemn antisemitism. Jeffries has made clear that he stands with Israel as it defends itself from Hamas terrorists.

“The special relationship between the United States and Israel will endure. We are determined to make sure support for Israel in the Congress remains strongly bipartisan.” - Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries