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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