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Letter: No place for hate

As the president of the Aspen Jewish Congregation, I strongly condemn the actions of the individual(s) who chose to spray paint symbols of hatred, including swastikas, on the playground at Burlingame.

At a time when the country has been deeply divided, our greater community must unite. We must teach our children that hate is not acceptable and that it will not be tolerated. As Rabbi Segal’s article “Renewing the Civic Covenant” mentioned earlier this week, the AJC has become an early sponsor of an interfaith and multi-issue valleywide network. We are very proud to be part of this work and hope that this will help to quell some of the discord that has become all too common. I invite everyone to become part of this movement.

Leonard Lansburgh

President, Aspen Jewish Congregation

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