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TODAY: Jewish Americans Lead National Solidarity Rally for Pittsburgh
Washington – Today, Sunday, October 28, Jewish Americans and their allies will hold a National Solidarity Rally outside the White House to honor the victims of yesterday’s deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA and bring a set of demands from Jewish people in Pittsburgh to the White House. Wearing black ribbons, a traditional Jewish mourning ritual, participants will gather to show that the key to collective safety for those whose lives are threatened by white nationalism – Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, immigrants, people of color, LGBTQ people – lies in our unity and solidarity.
Who: Jewish Americans and their allies
Speakers to include:
Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc: Jewish Action
Josh Friedman, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action Pittsburgh leader
Linda Sarsour, leading Muslim American activist
Greisa Martinez, Deputy Executive Director, United We Dream
Additional speakers TBA
Where: Outside the White House (Pennsylvania Avenue)
When: Today (Sunday, October 28, 2018), 3 pm ET
For more information or to connect with local leaders from Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, please contact Elliot Levy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-800-7409.