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Letter to Doonesbury Artist: Please Be Careful Not to Convey Anti-Semitism

 Contact: Kate Bigam or Arielle Gingold
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 1, 2009 - Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, today sent a letter to Garry Trudeau, creator of the popular comic strip Doonesbury expressing concern that the May 31st edition of Trudeaus comic strip played into anti-Semitic stereotypes. The comic strip may be found here, and text of the letter follows:

Letter to Doonesbury Artist: Please Be Careful Not to Convey Anti-Semitism

Published: 06/01/2009

Jewish Leaders Commend FBI, Police in Thrawrting Terror Plot Against Synangogues

Yoffie & Saperstein: "This frightening manifestation of anti-Semitism and anti-Americanism highlights the potential danger of hateful thought coupled with violent intent." 

Contact: Kate Bigam
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Jewish Leaders Commend FBI, Police in Thrawrting Terror Plot Against Synangogues

Published: 05/21/2009

Reform Movement to Newspapers: Remove Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Pelavin: "Published during a tenuous cease-fire in Gaza, this cartoon will only add fuel to the proverbial political fire and stroke the flames of anti-Semitism."

Contact: Kate Bigam or Arielle Gingold
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Movement to Newspapers: Remove Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Published: 03/26/2009