To the Memphis Muslim Community

by JCPConnect-

This letter was sent today to our brothers and sisters at the Islamic Association of Greater Memphis, Masjid Al-Noor/Islamic Association of Greater Memphis, Masjid Al-Salam/Muslim Society of Memphis, Masjid Ar-Rahman/Islamic Association of Greater Memphis, and Muslims in Memphis.

March 15, 2019

The Memphis Jewish Community extends our deepest condolences to our Muslim brothers and sisters on the horrific massacre of Muslims at prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand. Our hearts go out to the families of those slaughtered, to those injured, to the local Memphis Muslim community, and to Muslims worldwide.

We are shocked and deeply saddened by this despicable act of hate against Muslim worshipers. It was a barbaric assault on every person who believes in the dignity of life.

We stand with you during this painful time. May we soon usher in an era free of hate and violence.


Michael Greenberg- JCP Board Chair

Laura Linder- JCP President and CEO

Rabbi Joel Finkelstein- Anshei Sphard- Beth El Emeth Congregation

Rabbi Binyamin Lehrfield- Baron Hirsch Congregation

Rabbi Sarit Horwitz- Beth Sholom Synagogue

Mr. Daniel R. Weiss- Bornblum Jewish Community School

Rabbi Levi Klein- Chabad of Tennessee

Rabbi Jeremy Simons- Hillels of Memphis

Rabbi Benjy Owen- Margolin Hebrew Academy

Ms. Erika Eskenazi- Memphis BBYO

Mr. Larry Skolnick, Rabbi Mordechai Harris- Memphis Jewish Community Center

Mr. Bobby Meadows, Rabbi Abe Schacter-Gampel- Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab

Rabbi Cantor David Julian- Or Chadash Conservative Synagogue

Mrs. Leigh Hendry- Plough Towers

Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Rabbi Katie Bauman, Rabbi Bess Wohlner, Rabbi Feivel Strauss- Temple Israel

Rabbi Akiva Males- Young Israel of Memphis

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