Anti-Defamation League & Shalom Austin Condemn Violent Islamophobic Act | Shalom Austin

Anti-Defamation League & Shalom Austin Condemn Violent Islamophobic Act

The Jewish Outlook

Feb 7, 2024

On Feb. 6, 2024, Shalom Austin and the Anti-Defamation League – Austin released this statement on the the horrific violence against a Palestinian-American following a local rally in on Feb. 4.

“We are shocked and outraged by Sunday night’s stabbing of a Palestinian-American in Austin following a rally that took place at the Capitol. Our hearts go out to the victim, his loved ones, and Austin’s Arab and Muslim communities in the wake of this frightening attack.

We will not tolerate this kind of hate and violence and will stand up against bigotry and intolerance through our long partnership with these communities. We call on law enforcement to fully investigate this act as a possible hate crime.

With violence spreading around the world, we must commit to caring for local communities in Austin, ensuring our collective safety and well-being. It is incumbent upon all of us to make Austin a safe place for all to live, gather, and debate important issues.”

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