Communal leaders request Israel to commemorate global Jewish terror victims
June 24, 2022
(JNS) — Heads of major Jewish organizations, led by the Jewish Agency for Israel, delivered a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett calling on the Israeli government to designate those killed in anti-Semitic incidents outside of Israel as official victims of terror.
The letter urges the prime minister to commemorate these victims in state ceremonies, as they are an “integral part of national memory.”
The request follows an initial appeal by Yaakov Hagoel, the Jewish Agency’s acting chairman of the executive and chairman of the World Zionist Organization, to the prime mi...