SWC Statement on Yom Kippur Attack on Synagogue in Germany

October 9, 2019

Apparent neo-Nazi/far-right extremist thwarted in attempt to mass murder Jews at German synagogue, and murders two others.

Friday night in Berlin, knife-wielding Muslim stopped from attacking Berlin Synagogue - that suspect released.

Germany must move beyond words and hold Jew-haters accountable or community won’t survive.

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