Jewish groups condemn shooting of 3 Palestinian students


December 8, 2023

(JTA) – Jewish congregations, politicians and campus groups in the Vermont area and beyond condemned the shooting of three Palestinian college students in Burlington, an incident authorities are investigating as a possible hate crime.

A 48-year-old Burlington man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of the students, whose names are Hisham Awartani, Kinnan Abdalhamid and Tahseen Ahmed.

At least three area rabbis and four different Hillels were among the voices expressing shock and sadness over the shooting, the latest outbreak of violence in the United States connected to the...

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