Jewish Federations Statement on Donald Sterling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 2, 2014
MEDIA CONTACT:
Max Samis, Rabinowitz Communications, max@rabinowitz.com, (o) 202-265-3000, (c) 202-681-2528

Jewish Federations Statement on Donald Sterling

New York – Today, The Jewish Federations of North America made a statement responding to the remarks attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

“The Jewish people have a long history of fighting racism and we are deeply disturbed by the reprehensible statements attributed to Donald Sterling.  There is no place for racism or bigotry in America today and certainly not in Jewish life.  We categorically reject these comments.”

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The Jewish Federations, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).

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