Joining Together to Fight Hate

Mar 27, 2019

We are all heartbroken and outraged following the massacre of 50 Muslim men and women in Christchurch, New Zealand. On Monday, the Nathan Cummings Foundation sent an email to other foundation presidents expressing their outrage, not only about the attack, but about the growing threat of white nationalism around the world. Their President & CEO, Sharon Alpert, states that she believes that as leaders, we must see the problem for what it is and stand to confront it. As Jews, we often feel that we must speak out against injustice in our world. Our values and history make us strive for a world without hate and injustice. However, when hate feels pervasive, we often feel that we alone cannot make a difference. The Nathan Cummins Foundation suggests a few ways that we can join together to #deactivate hate: