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Column: All of us should push back against hatred

  • Josh Levinson submitted this piece on behalf of leaders in 14 Jewish organizations serving Hawaii, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. The co-signatories are: Chris Gerson, Daniel Bender, Rabbi Itchel Krasnjansky, Josh Levinson, Rabbi Levi Gerlitzky, Rabbi Mendel Zirkind, Rabbi Mendy Krasnjansky, Rabbi Michoel Goldman, Rabbi Rachel Short, Sandra and Donald Armstrong, Sara Silverman, Sheri Levin McNerthney, Steven Guttman, Una Greenaway and Victor Greenspan.

    Josh Levinson submitted this piece on behalf of leaders in 14 Jewish organizations serving Hawaii, Kauai, Maui and Oahu. The co-signatories are: Chris Gerson, Daniel Bender, Rabbi Itchel Krasnjansky, Josh Levinson, Rabbi Levi Gerlitzky, Rabbi Mendel Zirkind, Rabbi Mendy Krasnjansky, Rabbi Michoel Goldman, Rabbi Rachel Short, Sandra and Donald Armstrong, Sara Silverman, Sheri Levin McNerthney, Steven Guttman, Una Greenaway and Victor Greenspan.

Jews are diverse. We come from myriad backgrounds and hold a variety of beliefs and opinions. We do not say this because we believe it makes us special — on the contrary, it makes us just like every other group of people. We say it because it is the truth, and when it is forgotten or ignored or disbelieved, it endangers us and harms the community as a whole. Read more

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