(SACRAMENTO, CA, 2/2/15) – The Sacramento Valley chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-SV) today expressed the Muslim community’s solidarity with the Jewish community following hate vandalism of a UC Davis Jewish fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, which was painted with Nazi swastikas Saturday.

In a statement, CAIR-Sacramento Valley Executive Director Basim Elkarra said: “We stand in solidarity with the Jewish community and condemn all acts of hate targeting members of any faith or background, including rejecting anti-Semitism.”

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Contact: CAIR-SV Executive Director Basim Elkarra, 916-289-3748, belkarra@cair.com, CAIR-SV Programs & Development Coordinator Maheen Ahmed, 916-605-6099 or 916-441-6269, mahmed@sacval.cair.com



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