To the Editor
As we write this, we are deeply disturbed by the rise of anti-Semitism in our society. It is a cancer
that eats away at the very fabric of our communities and threatens the well-being of everyone. This
insidious hatred must be opposed by all people of good will. Anti-Semitism has a long and dark
history, and it is disheartening to see it rearing its ugly head once again. From hateful rhetoric to
violent attacks, Jewish communities are facing a barrage of anti-Semitic acts that are deeply
troubling. It is important to understand that anti-Semitism is not just an attack on Jewish people, but
an attack on the very values that we hold dear as a society. It is a rejection of the principles of
equality, tolerance, and respect for diversity that are essential to a healthy and prosperous society.
The rise of anti-Semitism is a call to action for all of us to oppose and end it. We must stand up
against this hatred, and we must do so together. It is not enough to simply condemn anti-Semitism,
we must actively work to eradicate it from our society. This means taking concrete actions to counter
anti-Semitic rhetoric and to protect Jewish communities from violence and harassment. It means
educating ourselves and others about the dangers of anti-Semitism and its historical roots. It means
promoting interfaith dialogue and cooperation to build bridges of understanding and respect. We
must also recognize that the fight against anti-Semitism is not just the responsibility of Jewish
people, but of all people who value human rights and dignity. It is up to all of us to create a society
that is free from hate and discrimination. In the face of rising anti-Semitism, we cannot afford to
remain silent. We must speak out loudly and clearly against this hatred, and we must work tirelessly
to build a world that is just, equitable, and inclusive for all. Anti-Semitism must be attacked
whenever it occurs in whatever form it takes. A lawsuit on behalf of a conservative Jewish journalist
filed by us for damages as the result of the journalist being refused service at a Williamsburg Brooklyn bar because of his Zionist views is an example of how we as lawyers can attack Anti-Semitism.
Sanford Rubenstein, Esq.
Mark Shirian, Esq.