The Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston has launched the “Face Jewish Hate” marketing campaign to fight anti-Semitism, because the area has seen a spike in anti-Semitic incidents lately.
The Boston-area Jewish nonprofit on Monday unveiled the advocacy marketing campaign at TD Garden to lift consciousness towards the alarming rise in anti-Semitism. The Anti-Defamation League lately reported a 41% bounce in anti-Semitic incidents from 2021 to 2022 in Massachusetts.
This new CJP marketing campaign options native tales of Jewish hate, together with what occurred to Rabbi Shlomo Noginski, who was repeatedly stabbed exterior his Jewish day faculty in Brighton in 2021. The rabbi’s story, together with different victims’ tales, are being proven on giant digital billboards at North Station exterior TD Garden.
“I was stabbed eight times in broad daylight just for being a Jew,” reads the billboard with Noginski’s face subsequent to the phrases. The rabbi, who protected the kids contained in the day faculty, has since recovered from his wounds and his attacker awaits trial.
The new Face Jewish Hate marketing campaign is an extension of the lately launched nationwide anti-Semitism marketing campaign by Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft and the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism. That initiative makes use of the blue sq. emoji as a unifying image of assist and calls on everybody to #StandUpToJewishHate.
“I am pleased to stand arm in arm, with leaders of all faiths and cultures, as we work together to fight hate in our communities,” Kraft mentioned. “Through the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism, we have now been centered on educating all Americans on the vile and horrific hate we’re seeing throughout our nation by launching the Stand Up to Jewish Hate marketing campaign. The Blue Square serves as an emblem of unity and solidarity for all Americans to put on, put up and share in our battle to finish hate.
“The Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston has been a strong partner for many years,” Kraft added, “And their campaign serves as a model for how other organizations can help raise awareness and reach new audiences to ensure we work towards eradicating hate of all kinds and create a brighter future and a better environment for generations to come.”
The marketing campaign launch occasion included Gov. Maura Healey, who mentioned her administration is “proud to support CJP’s Face Jewish Hate campaign to send a clear message that Massachusetts stands with the Jewish community and stands against anti-Semitism and hate in all its forms.”
CJP is encouraging anybody who needs to find out how they will take motion to go to FaceJewishHate.org.