“He is a committed Jew and pro-Israel advocate, and is smart as a whip. He is an extremely successful prosecutor”

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Iraq war veteran, grandson of Holocaust survivors Elan Carr tapped as anti-Semitism envoy
by Jackson Richman
February 4, 2019

After a 21-month-long vacancy awaiting the appointment of the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, the Trump administration has picked Iraq War veteran and attorney Elan Carr to fill the position…Carr, 50, arrived in Baghdad in October 2003 and served as an anti-terrorism officer in a unit under U.S. Central Command. He participated in Jewish life in the army, including having a Passover seder to leading Friday-night Shabbat services to lighting the Hanukkah menorah in the former palace of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. It was there that Carr’s grandfather sat behind bars in 1948 for five years in response to Israel’s founding…READ MORE

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