• Rutgers University Statement - May 31, 2021

    Over the past few weeks, there has been an uptick of antisemitic incidents, both in-person and online. The recent conflict between Israel and the terrorist organization Hamas has been used to Jews and Jewish communities. Equating Jewish people and institutions with Israel is not activism or a foreign policy debate – it’s antisemitism.

  • Randi Weingarten Statement - April 20, 2021

    We were disappointed by your disturbing remarks made in a recent interview with the Jewish Telegraph Agency (JTA). We add our collective voice to those that have already expressed shock and concern about your comments. By asserting that “American Jews are now part of the ownership class,” you wrongly targeted one ethnic group...

  • Saturday Night Live Statement - February 22, 2021

    We are saddened and unnerved that one of the nation's most popular comedy shows, Saturday Night Live, used its platform this weekend to perpetuate a dangerous and modern twist on a classic anti-Semitic trope: messages that echo the Middle Ages with their claims of blood libel and the Jews as the cause of plagues.

  • George Floyd Statement - May 26, 2020

    The Jewish community is outraged by the killing of George Floyd, a subdued and handcuffed African-American man, by Minneapolis police officers. “We echo my friend and colleague Steven Belton, President and CEO of the Twin Cities Urban League, in his call for justice: ‘George Floyd didn’t deserve to die. Now he deserves justice.