ISRAELI-AMERICAN COMMUNITY OFFERS CONDOLENCES AFTER SOUTH CAROLINA CHURCH KILLINGS
LOS ANGELES, June 18 – The Israeli-American Council (IAC), the preeminent Israeli-American organization nationwide, issued the following statement today about the arrest of a suspect in the shooting attack at a Charleston, S.C. church that killed nine:
“Israeli Americans across the country are heartbroken and horrified at the mass killings in Charleston. This despicable act struck especially deeply because it violated a house of peace and worship,” said Shawn Evenhaim, chairman of the IAC. “We stand with the Charleston community, the people of South Carolina and all Americans in offering our deepest condolences and prayers and condemn such senseless acts of violence.”
ABOUT THE IAC:
The Israeli-American Council (IAC), the preeminent Israeli-American organization in the United States, seeks to build an engaged and united Israeli-American community that strengthens our next generations, the American Jewish community, and the State of Israel. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices nationwide, the IAC currently serves the Israeli-American community, currently estimated at 600,000, with a large variety of programs and events for all ages, and supports a wide range of other community non-profit organizations and initiatives. For more information about the IAC, please visit www.israeliamerican.org.