Jewish Social Justice Organizations Respond to Charlottesville

Abby Levine

Several Jewish social justice organizations have released public statements about the tragic loss of life, violence and hatred we saw in Charlottesville this weekend. This post will be updated as more statements get released.

Ameinu: American Democracy Must be Protected from Alt-Right White Supremacy and Neo-Nazism

Avodah: May we Come Together

Bend the Arc: Charlottesville Tragedy "Inevitable Result" of Trump's Support for White Nationalism

Carolina Jews for Justice: Statement on Racist Violence in Charlottesville

CJP and JCRC of Greater Boston Statement on Violence and Bigotry in Charlottesville

Habonim Dror North America Statement on Charlottesville

HIAS Responds to Hate in Charlottesville

Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action Statement on Charlottesville and Boston Holocaust Memorial

Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Calls for United Response Against White Supremacists

Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis' statement

Jewish Council on Public Affairs Condemns White Supremacist Violence in Charlottesville

Jewish Council of Urban Affairs’ Response to Violence in Charlottesville

Jewish Labor Committee Condemns Bigotry, Prejudice, Racism, and Anti-Semitism

Jews for Racial and Economic Justice's statement about the racist violence in Charlottesville

National Council of Jewish Women: Unity Against Hate Must Start at the Top

Rabbinical Assembly: Conservative Movement Statement on Violent Demonstrations in Charlottesville, VA

Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association's statement and a joint statement from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities

T'ruah condemns violence in Charlottesville, calls on President Trump to disavow white supremacists

URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs On Charlottesville: We Condemn Neo-Nazi Hate Speech and Call For an End to Violence; But Moral Equivalence of Violence and Hate 'On Many Sides' Is Troubling

Workmen’s Circle: Today’s horrifying attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia, are a stunning reminder that our country is facing an extraordinary wave of intolerance.


And a few leaders of the Jewish social justice movement were in Charlottesville and are speaking about their first-hand experiences: