Why Are Seattle's Leaders Silent about Anti-Semitism?

(Seattle Times) Regina Sassoon Friedland - Seattle's political and civic leadership acted in unison with appropriate and necessary horror when an African American City Council candidate's campaign sign was defaced with racist graffiti days before Election Day. Ominously, that same reflex was absent when vile acts of anti-Semitism have occurred in our city. Hate is hate. Discrimination and bigotry, whether based on race, religion, sexuality, gender or ethnicity, should never be tolerated or ignored. Why is it so difficult to call out anti-Semitism and take action to effectively fight it? The writer is director of the American Jewish Committee, Seattle region.

2019-12-27 00:00:00

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