Yeshiva University to honor John Fetterman at commencement

Yeshiva University will honor Sen. John Fetterman for his mighty support of Israel with a medallion that last year went to the inventor of Israel’s Iron Dome.

Private The New York-based Orthodox Jewish university will honor the Pennsylvania Democrat at his May 29 commencement with the Presidential Medal, the university’s highest recognition of global leadership. The university, which supports the U.S.-Israel alliance, called Fetterman “an American patriot and a hero of Israel” and “a beacon of hope and strength for the country and the world.”

It was an honor last year data Daniel Goldchairman Israel Directorate of Defense Research and Development and inventor Iron DomeIsraeli air defense system.

The university praised Fetterman for his deep commitment to “ after October 7 “fight against anti-Semitism” and “pursuit of justice” for hostages still in Hamas captivity.

“It is truly humbling to be invited to participate in this milestone with Yeshiva University graduates,” Fetterman said. “As we gather to celebrate the achievements of the graduating class, we must also recognize the profound significance of their journey in the context of the recent rise in anti-Semitism across the country.”

The senator is known for this Memes regarding X and expressed his views bluntly and without apology. The Middle East was no exception.

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The senator stood up for himself at odds with pro-Palestinian protesters and has clearly supported Israel in its war against Hamas. That has confused progressives who say they supported Fetterman’s campaign and now feel betrayed by him.

Progressives called on the Florida Democratic Party to withdraw its invitation to Fetterman as keynote speaker at a huge fundraiser earlier this month and stood face to face with the protesters at the event.

” READ MORE: John Fetterman will speak at the Florida Democratic Party Gala. Progressives want it canceled.

His The views pleasantly surprised conservativeson the other hand.

In an interview earlier this year, Fetterman said he openly admits he is not a progressive. Before his 2022 bid for the swing state’s Senate seat, he called himself a progressive, but during the campaign he described himself as “just a Democrat,” distancing himself from that label.

According to the school, Yeshiva University has 7,400 undergraduate and graduate students across its four New York campuses, with more than 1,700 graduates this year.

The commencement will be held at Louis Armstrong Stadium in Queens and more than 5,000 people, including students, faculty and guests, are expected to attend.

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