May 2, 2019

Yad Vashem Statement on the Poway Synagogue Shooting

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Yad Vashem strongly condemned the actions of the antisemitic white supremacist at the Poway, California synagogue on April 27, 2019 and called on the world to combat hate speech by leaders and others:

We are also troubled by various forms of incitement featured in the media — print, digital and social. The world must act to combat such forms of hate speech by leaders and laypersons alike.


Yad Vashem Israel


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