Terrorist Attack Kills Five Israelis

March 14, 2011
itamar.jpg In response to the tragic massacre in Israel Saturday night, during which five Israelis, including three children, were killed in their sleep in a terrorist attack, Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, issued a statement condemning the attack and calling for both the Palestinians and the Israelis to ensure the violence does not escalate.

Here is an excerpt from his statement:
"We condemn in the strongest of terms the senseless massacre of an innocent Israeli family in their sleep. The thought of a knife slaughter which included victims, ages eleven, four and three-months is sickening to us. There is no place in this world, or in the struggle for peace in the Middle East, for this sort of violence."
To read the full statement click here.

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