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Jews should not be silent as prejudice is fanned against Muslims

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Published: 24 September 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

An open letter to the US Jewish leaders who've stayed silent on Trump – Peter Beinart – Haaretz 21.09.16
Donald Trump is not a distraction. He is the thing our tradition teaches us to resist. Beinart's letter is to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, which calls itself the ‘voice of organised American Jewry.’ In Australia, Jews and their leaders are also witnessing growing Islamophobia.

And see: Race discrimination commissioner criticises Pauline Hanson for stoking division – Katherine Murphy – The Guardian 21.09.16
Tim Soutphommasane enters debate as Essential Media Communications releases poll showing 49% of Australians support a ban on Muslim immigration.


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