(WASHINGTON, D.C. 12/3/19) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy group, today condemned anti-Semitic vandalism targeting a Washington, D.C., synagogue
The vandalism, which took place on Friday and was discovered on Monday morning, included graffiti of the word “JEW” carved into a door and Nazi swastikas written in red ink on a staircase.
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“We condemn this act of anti-Semitic hate and view it as a symptom of growing bigotry nationwide targeting minority communities,” said CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper. “We must all repudiate this and every other form of bigotry.”
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CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
La misiÃ³n de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensiÃ³n del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.
CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-744-7726