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CAIR Condemns Anti-Semitic Vandalism Targeting D.C. Synagogue

(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.

SEE:  Suspect Arrested After Anti-Semitic Graffiti Reported at Sixth & I synagogue

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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.”  

SEE: CAIR-LA Decries Racist Graffiti Found at Temecula Valley High School

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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 misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.


CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper,, 202-744-7726


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