New York, NY, October 9, 2019 ... ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) issued the following statement concerning Wednesday's reported shooting near a synagogue in Halle, Germany on Yom Kippur:
It is heartbreaking to learn of yet another attack near a synagogue, this time on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Reports of two dead and others injured after at least one shooter opened fire in Halle, Germany. We will continue to monitor this devastating situation as we mourn those lost and pray for those who are affected. We particularly are grateful to those in law enforcement who help to keep our houses of worship and communal institutions safe and secure on this day and every day, in the U.S. and around the world. ADL will remain steadfast in its mission to fight anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it may occur.