Wounded rabbi pleads for individuals to stand up to anti-Semitism by filling temples

Rabbi Goldstein
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Executive Director Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was shot in the hands, walks towards a press conference

Responding to the rabbi wounded in the shooting at a Southern California synagogue, scores of an individual have been filling temples coast to coastline to protest anti-Semitism.

Following the rampage Saturday during the Chabad of Poway synagogue near north park, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who had been simply shot in both hands on the attack, delivered a plea for Jewish people to pack houses of worship this Friday and Saturday.

On Tuesday, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) stated that the Jewish community in the Unitest States experienced a near-historic levels of anti-Semitism in 2018, with attacks against Jews and Jewish organizations doubling in number. The ADL recorded 1,879 anti-Semitic incidents in the united states in 2018, the third-highest year on record since the organization began monitoring such information within the 1970s.