Standing with Our Jewish Sisters Against Anti-Semitism, Bigotry and Hate

28 Oct

“I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons (daughters) of one religion, and it is the spirit.” ― Khalil Gibran

American-Palestinian Women's Association

Like other Americans of conscience, we are alarmed by the recent rise of unfiltered offensive rhetoric against fellow Americans that is threatening our core American values and the safety of our children.

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In the wake of the recent xenophobic wave that has been articulated and observed during and after the US presidential election, many of our Jewish sisters are legitimately anxious and worried about the recent rise in anti-Semitism. While Americans of Palestinian and Arab decent are Semites too, our community is concerned about the Jewish directed anti-Semitic rhetoric.

Our shared Semitic roots and values compel us to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our Jewish sisters to protect the dignity of our children and defend their right to live free of fear, anxiety, and stress. To that end, APWA denounces and rejects all forms and expressions of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny, racism, and bigotry.

If you agree with the spirit of this statement…

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2 Responses to “Standing with Our Jewish Sisters Against Anti-Semitism, Bigotry and Hate”

  1. Skip Hino January 19, 2019 at 6:39 pm #

    BUT, WE STILL HAVE THE FARACON FOLLOWERS, WHO ARE JEW HATERS AND WILL NOT STAND WITH ANY JEWS. AND WE HAVE THE BLACK WOMEN WHO WERE INVITED TO TAKE PART IN THE MARCHES, BY THE JEWISH WOMEN WHO STARTED THE MARCH MOVEMENT, AND WERE THROWN OUT BY THE BLACKS BECAUSE THEY WOULD NOT LET THEMSELVES BE LEAD, BY THE JEWISH WOMEN, WHO STARTED THE MOVEMENT AND INVITED THEM IN. NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNISHED.

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