Israeli-Palestinian battle impacts 1000’s in Better Cincinnati

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A group of Walnut Hills students showed their support for Palestinians with a strike on Tuesday. Meanwhile, members of the Jewish community have described the problem as complex and feared an increase in anti-Semitism on the ground. “I’ve realized how important it is to use my voice, especially as a Jew, as an Israeli, to show that it’s not about religion. It’s not about religion. It’s an injustice. It’s an injustice. It is an ethnic matter. ” Purge the Palestinians, “said Tamar Sella, a senior at Walnut Hills. Sella is Jewish, her family is from Israel and her father served in the Israel Defense Forces, but for them the problem is not complicated. Sella says they wanted Palestinian voices like theirs Reinforce friend Christina Sifri. “I’ve been labeled dangerous and terrorist by my fellow students,” said Sifri. For some of the 35,000 people in the Cincinnati Jewish community, fear of anti-Semitism is growing amid this conflict. “We respond regularly to children and their families who call us and say, “My child has been the subject of horrific anti-Semitic, swastika and Hitler bullying at school,” said Cincinnati Jewish Federation director Jackie Congedo. Congedo says the Israeli-Palestinian question is complex and we should allow competing truths without violence. Violence Affecting Thousands of Kilometers from Gaza Strip From overseas, God forbid a missile hit and someone we know and love died in the process, “said Congedo. At least 200 people, including 61 children, were killed Gaza Ministry of Health killed in Israeli air strikes last week Ten Israelis were killed by rockets from the Palestinian group Hamas.

A group of Walnut Hills students showed their support for Palestinians with a strike on Tuesday. Meanwhile, members of the Jewish community have described the problem as complex and feared an increase in anti-Semitism on the ground.

“I’ve realized how important it is to use my voice, especially as a Jew, as an Israeli, to show that it’s not about religion. It’s not about religion. It’s an injustice. It’s an injustice. It is an ethnic matter. ” Purge the Palestinians, “said Tamar Sella, a senior at Walnut Hills.

Sella is Jewish, her family is from Israel and her father served in the Israel Defense Forces, but for her the problem is not complicated.

Sella says they wanted to amplify Palestinian voices like her friend Christina Sifri.

“I was described as dangerous and terrorist by my fellow students,” said Sifri.

For some of the 35,000 people in the Cincinnati Jewish community, fear of anti-Semitism is growing amid this conflict.

“We regularly respond to children and their families who call us and say,” My child was the subject of horrific anti-Semitic, swastika and Hitler bullying at school, “said Cincinnati Jewish Federation director Jackie Congedo.

Congedo says the Israeli-Palestinian question is complex and we should allow competing truths without violence.

Violence affecting thousands of kilometers from the Gaza Strip.

“Life has come to a complete standstill right now and we are petrified because we received bad news from overseas that, God forbid, a missile hit and someone we know and love died in the process,” said Congedo.

At least 200 people, including 61 children, were killed in the Israeli air strikes in the past week, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health. Ten Israelis were killed by rockets from the Palestinian group Hamas.