Statement on Terror Attack in Jerusalem

San Francisco, CA – Today, leaders of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties responded to news of today’s terror attack in Jerusalem. Jim Offel, interim CEO, and Tom Kasten, Chair of the Board of Directors, issued the following statement:

“We are appalled by today's terrorist attack in Jerusalem, and by the recent spike in attacks within Israel. Such ugly acts of violence and hate should be condemned from all sides and do absolutely nothing to achieve peace for Jews and Palestinians. Our Jewish community mourns the continued loss of innocent life and our hearts and prayers are with those now grieving.” 


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For immediate release

November 18, 2014


Ilan Kayatsky