Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter Ella Emhoff  is promoting an $8M Gaza fundraising campaign

Kamala Harris’ stepdaughter Ella Emhoff is promoting an $8M Gaza fundraising campaign

The stepdaughter of Vice President Kamala Harris is publicly raising money for Gaza, The Post has learned.

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Ella Emhoff, 24 — whose father, first gentleman Doug Emhoff, is Jewish — affixed a fundraising drive “supporting urgent relief for Gaza’s children” on her personal Instagram account.

It makes no mention of the scores of Israeli children murdered among the 1,400 Israelis killed by Hamas terrorists on Oct. 7.

Her promotion puts the funding appeal in front of her 315,000 Instagram followers.

The fundraiser, which has netted more than $7.8 million so far, is being operated by the Palestinian Children’s Relief Fund, a nonprofit based in Kent, Ohio, which raked in more than $21 million in 2021, according to ProPublica.

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It’s unclear how much, if anything, Ella Emhoff has personally donated to the cause.

Second daughter Emma Emhoff is raising money for Gaza

“It’s of tremendous concern and I find it abhorrent,” said Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ).

“To be honest with you, I am kind of stunned by it. It’s disturbing to the maximum degree.”

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Van Drew, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, said it was almost certain that Hamas would be able to siphon off any humanitarian cash that entered Gaza.

Ella Emhoff

Ella Emhoff has pointedly insisted to reporters that she does not consider herself Jewish.

“Ella is not Jewish,” a rep for the second daughter insisted to the Forward in 2021.

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“It’s not something she grew up with. Ella truly has no qualms with the faith, but she does not want to speak on behalf of Judaism, as she does not celebrate herself.”  

A donation page asking soliciting cash for "Urgent Relief for Gaza's Children" appears on Emhoff's Instagram page.

Emhoff — whose biological mom is film producer Kerstin Emhoff — has styled herself as a model and making boobs-out appearances at New York Fashion Week.

She is close with her stepmother, who congratulated her in an X posting after Emhoff’s graduation from Parsons in 2021.

“Keep dreaming with ambition and there is nothing you cannot achieve,” Harris wrote.

Emhoff is close to her stepmom — Vice President Harris.

Last month, President Biden announced that he would send $100 million in “humanitarian assistance” to the Palestinians — prompting swift backlash from Republicans seeking to challenge him in the 2024 presidential contest.

Former President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum have all denounced the idea.

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Representatives for Emhoff did not respond to request for comment from The Post.

Source: https://nypost.com/2023/11/04/news/kamala-harris-stepdaughter-ella-emhoff-raising-money-for-gaza/?utm_campaign=applenews&utm_medium=inline&utm_source=applenews

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