CEH Condemns Antisemitism

We at the Center for Environmental Health unequivocally condemn Ye’s antisemitic remarks, the Goyim Defense League’s hateful antisemitic messages hung on a banner over the 405 freeway in Los Angeles, and former President Trump’s reiteration of the antisemitic trope that American Jews have dual loyalties to the U.S. and Israel.

We have seen time and time again the rise in hate crimes against Jewish people and synagogues in the aftermath of public antisemitic rhetoric. We support the Jewish community in these difficult times.

The Anti-Defamation League found a 34% increase in antisemitic incidents from 2020 to 2021. Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of ADL, told PBS News Hour in April, “When you have people make wild claims about the Jewish state, make unhinged accusations, maybe it shouldn’t surprise us that then people attack Jewish Americans here at home. So I think we need people in positions of authority to dial down the rhetoric, to realize that words have consequences, and to be a bit more responsible.”

Hate and its speech have no place in our country. We at CEH condemn white supremacy and commit to dismantling this culture in our organization, in the communities we serve, and throughout the United States.