Simon Wiesenthal Center Condemns Murder of Arab Youth


July 2, 2014

The Simon Wiesenthal Center condemns the murder of an Arab teenager whose body was found in a forest outside Jerusalem.

"We condemn this heinous act and trust that the authorities will soon apprehend the perpertator or perpetrators," said Rabbis Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper.

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