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More than 100 Jewish leaders condemned attacks on Linda Sarsour, the Palestinian-American activist whose Thursday speech at a City University of New York graduation ceremony has become a flashpoint.

Signatories to the letter include many of the most prominent left-leaning Jewish communal leaders, including J Street's Jeremy Ben-Ami, Bend the Arc's Stosh Cotler, HIAS's Mark Hetfield, the National Council of Jewish Women's Nancy Kaufman, and T'ruah's Rabbi Jill Jacobs. Rabbis from Congregation B'nai Jeshurun on the Upper West Side and Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope also signed, as did the playwright Tony Kushner and New York City Council member Brad Lander.


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