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Jewish rabbis take part in U.S. anti-Islamophobia event
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Rabbis speak out against anti-Muslim rhetoric days before 10-year anniversary of 9/11


By Haaretz , Published 20:02 10.09.11

Jewish rabbis took part in an anti-Islamaphobia in Washington on Thursday, days before the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 Twin Towers attack in New York, JTA reported.


“Ten years after 9/11, it has somehow become respectable to verbally attack Muslims and Islam in America,” Rabbi Eric Yoffie, the president of the Union of Reform Judaism, reportedly said at an event organized by Shoulder to Shoulder, a group founded a year ago to combat anti-Muslim rhetoric.


“There are very real consequences when entire populations are represented in the public imagination by their worst elements, when the sins of the few are applied to the group as a whole. I have watched in astonishment as promin

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Added: Sep-11-2011 Occurred On: Sep-11-2011
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