Conference of Presidents Welcomes Pope Francis' Denunciation of Antisemitism

New York, NY

. . . Arthur Stark, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, issued the following statement:

“We welcome the recent statement by His Holiness Pope Francis denouncing the resurgence of Jew-hatred and we encourage other leaders to emulate the Pope’s example. We hope they will speak out forcefully and that the Pope’s words will resonate on the local, national, and international levels and inspire others to condemn antisemitism.”

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