FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2021
Alyson Malinger, West End Strategy Team
National Council of Jewish Women Condemns Increase in Antisemitic Attacks
WASHINGTON – Following a wave of recent antisemitic attacks across the United States, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) CEO Sheila Katz issued the following statement condemning antisemitic violence:
“The rise in antisemitic attacks both in-person and online in recent weeks is deeply troubling and demands immediate attention. National Council of Jewish Women unequivocally condemns antisemitism and all acts of violence against Jewish people.
“As a Jewish organization committed to social justice, we are horrified deeply troubled by accounts of violence and vandalism against Jewish people across the country.
“We will continue to work toward a better world where all people, regardless of religion, race, gender, or background, have access to safety, respect, and dignity.
“NCJW is actively working with the Biden-Harris administration, members of Congress, partner organizations, and our Sections across the country to prevent and address antisemitism and all forms of hate.”
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of 180,000 volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Through a program of education, community service, and advocacy, our advocates across the country create lasting social change on our key issues of the federal courts; reproductive