A coalition of groups and individuals rallied in Washington, D.C., to stand in solidarity in the face of rising anti-Semitism. A contigent from Milwaukee was at the event.
The rally on Sunday, July 11, featured victims of recent antisemitic attacks, prominent faith leaders, elected officials, celebrities and grassroots activists.
Elisha Wiesel, son of the late Holocaust diarist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel, was instrumental in bringing together a wide array of groups for the rally today, July 11, according to JTA. It was held outside the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. The rally is called “No Fear: A Rally in Solidarity with the Jewish People.”
Presenting sponsors included: The Anti-Defamation League, American Jewish Committee, Alliance for Israel, B’nai B’rith International, The Jewish Federations of North America, Jewish National Fund USA, Combat Antisemitism Movement, Hadassah, The Israel Forever Foundation, StandWithUS, Union for Reform Judaism, Rabbinical Assembly, Republican Jewish Coalition, Orthodox Union, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Jewish Democratic Council of America, and World Jewish Congress – North America. Supporting sponsors of the event include a range of more than 60 advocacy groups.