Thousands Rally Against Anti-Semitism

Stand for Israel  |  July 12, 2021

US-POLITICS-JEWISH SOLIDARITY
A man holds up a sign as he listens to speakers during a rally on "No Fear: a Rally in Solidarity With the Jewish People" on the National Mall in Washington, DC on July 11, 2021. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Stand for Israel is always so heartened to see the Jewish people’s friends stand up and rally against anti-Semitism. And thousands gathered in Washington, D.C., this weekend to do just that. Our friends at JNS report on a rally in America’s capital to call out anti-Jewish hate and stand for Israel and the Jewish people:

“…the fight against anti-Semitism bridges the political divide. United we stand, divided we fall,” said Republican Jewish Coalition chairman and former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman.

More than 3,000 people from across the country gathered near the U.S. Capitol on Sunday to stand in solidarity and rally against the rising tide of anti-Semitism across the United States…

“Looking out at all of you today, it becomes clear that instead of dividing us, the enemies of the Jewish people—whether from the right or the left, at home or abroad—have instead united us,” Wiesel told the crowd.

“Here we stand, a coalition of Jews and our allies from all backgrounds, all political beliefs and all religious affiliations, who have come together to stand up to anti-Semitism,” he said. “This coalition will not be silenced whether Jews are facing violence in Los Angeles, or Brooklyn, or Paris or Tel Aviv. It won’t be silent whether Jews are being attacked in our synagogues, on our streets, on our campuses or on the floor of the House of Representatives…”

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