“I heard the fear they felt, the pain they felt, the sense of insecurity. We can’t let that happen in New York City,” the mayor said.
적어도 two other people were arrested
후 a Jewish man heading to a pro-Israel rally in Times Square was beaten and kicked while anti-Semitic slurs were hurled at him
A string of incidents in multiple cities has led a group of Democratic House members who are Jewish to call on President Joe Biden to address it
They sent a letter to Biden on Tuesday asking him to lead a “united, all-of-government effort to combat rising antisemitism in this country.”
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have condemned recent attacks toward the Jewish community but other politicians
, like Rep
. 마조리 테일러 그린, have recently sparked bipartisan outrage over anti-Semitic comments.
CNN has reported that a group of Biden administration officials was expected to meet with Jewish advocacy groups and stakeholders Thursday.
, faith leaders and advocates are participating in a virtual day of action in response to the surge in attacks and threats
“Targeting Jews for being Jewish is not activism or a foreign policy debate — it’s antisemitism. We condemn anti-Jewish hate, violence against Jews, and antisemitism in all spaces — no caveats and no qualifiers,” 주최측은 성명에서 말했다.
A Holocaust museum in Florida was vandalized
Earlier on Thursday
, police were called to The Florida Holocaust Museum in St
. Petersburg after reports that a wall had been vandalized
When officers arrived at the museum, they discovered that a swastika and anti-Semitic language had been spray painted. Detectives are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime, police said in a statement.
“This act of hatred demonstrates that the work of the Florida Holocaust Museum is more important than ever,” Elizabeth Gelman, the museum’s executive director said in a statement.
“We remain committed to our vital mission to prevent future genocides and educate people about the dangers of antisemitism and other forms of racism and hatred. Clearly, our society still has a long way to go,” 그녀는 덧붙였다.