Press Release

Jewish Dems Mourn the Loss and Honor the Legacy of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

March 23, 2022

WASHINGTON – Responding to the death of former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Halie Soifer, CEO of the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) released the following statement:

“We are devastated to learn of the passing of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who broke glass ceilings and paved the path for women at the highest levels of the U.S. government. Having discovered her Jewish roots later in her life, Sec. Albright shared a special bond with the Jewish community and served as a leader advancing our cherished values including the promotion and preservation of democracy, freedom and justice. As we continue this work, Madeleine Albright’s legacy will continue to serve as a guiding light. May her memory be a blessing.”