CAIR-Philadelphia Condemns Arson of Jewish Center at University of Delaware

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations today condemned the arson attack on the Chabad Jewish Center on the University of Delaware campus. According to the UD Campus Police, the Newark Police Department, and the Delaware State Fire Marshal, the fire, which took place late Tuesday night, August 25, has been officially ruled arson and caused approximately $75,000 in damage.

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CAIR-Philadelphia Calls for ‘Immediate Action’ Against Wisconsin Officers Who Tased, Shot Unarmed Black Man Jacob Blake in Back, in Front of His Children​

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called for “immediate action against any and all officers who violated the law” during a police encounter Sunday in Kenosha, Wis., that ended when an officer shot an unarmed African-American man numerous times in the back in front of his young children.

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Director’s Desk: In Praise of AOC

If you have not already seen it, we urge all of you to watch the speech by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the House of Representatives, in which she responded to a verbal assault by Rep. Ted Yoho, a Florida Republican. The speech by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, viewed over 4 million times in the past week, was one for the ages, for it was far more than a rebuke to a single sexist politician for uttering a single vulgarity…

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