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CAIR-Chicago Condemns Synagogue Vandalism

CAIR-Chicago Condemns Synagogue Vandalism

(CHICAGO, 2/17/06) – The Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago) today condemned anti-Semitic attacks at a Chicago Area Synagogue earlier this week.

On Monday morning, February 13, Agudas Achim North Shore Congregation was vandalized with swastikas and anti-Semitic writings.

“As a community that is fighting its own battle against intolerance and bigotry, Muslims wish to express our solidarity with Chicago’s Jewish community in their fight against anti-Semitism,” said Ahmed Rehab, CAIR-Chicago’s Director of Communications.

Executive Director Yaser Tabbara said that CAIR’s Chicago office will send a team of volunteer activists from Chicago’s Muslim community to participate in the rally against anti-Semitism and to assist in the clean up process of the Synagogue this Sunday.

WHAT: Rally Against Hate & Synagogue Clean Up
WHEN: Sunday, February 19, 2:00PM
WHERE: Agudas Achim North Shore Congregation, 5029 N. Kenmore, Chicago

CONTACT: (312) 212-1520, Yaser Tabbara (312) 718-3725, Ahmed Rehab, (847) 971-3963 E-Mail: communications@cairchicago.org

 

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