Shri Thanedar


Congressman Shri Thanedar represents Michigan’s 13th DIstrict in the United States House of Representatives. Thanedar sits on the House Committee on Homeland Security. Thanedar has been extremely supportive of Israel during his first term in Congress, cosponsoring bills to sanction Iran’s oil refineries and restrict its ballistic missile program, strongly opposing Iranian acquisition of nuclear weapons, and backing legislation in support of the Abraham Accords and in commemoration of Israel’s 75th anniversary. He also visited Israel in 2023 with the American Israel Education Foundation.

"Israel has a right to defend itself, and the Israeli people deserve to live without terrorism or harm. The Palestinian people also deserve self-determination and security. However, we cannot achieve long-lasting peace and security in the region with Hamas.” - Congressman Thanedar