Jews Deplore Attacks on Arabs in U.S.
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Jews Deplore Attacks on Arabs in U.S.

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Two national Jewish organizations have condemned recent attacks on Arab Americans in several U.S. cities, which have apparently been spurred by the U.S. confrontation with Iraq in the Persian Gulf.

A statement adopted by the executive committee of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council said: “We must not allow strong feelings engendered by the current crisis in the Persian Gulf to generate intimidation of those Americans who are of Arab descent.”

The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith decried violent attacks on Arab Americans as “unacceptable manifestations of bigotry.”

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