(BIRMINGHAM, AL, 4/10/2020) – The Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Alabama), part of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned anti-Semitic vandalism targeting two Huntsville synagogues during the Passover holiday.
Both the Etz Chayim synagogue on Bailey Cove Road and Chabad on Parkhill Road in Huntsville were vandalized with anti-Semitic slurs and Nazi swastikas.
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“These despicable acts are particularly heinous in light of the commemoration of the Passover and in the midst of a global pandemic during which places of worship are especially vulnerable,’ said CAIR Alabama Executive Director Hamid M. Khan. “Every American should be able to practice their faith in peace and their places of worship regarded as sacrosanct.”
Anyone who knows who did this crime can call 53-CRIME to place an anonymous tip. A $2,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest of any culprit(s).
CAIR-Alabama’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensióndel Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.
CONTACT: CAIR-AL Executive Director Hamid M. Khan, (205) 531-7766, firstname.lastname@example.org