‘Social Justice Hero’: Jewish Activists Rally in Support of Linda Sarsour at NYC University

by Taly Krupkin 06/02/17

“The #JewsforLinda group, led by Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, defended Sarsour. “I believe deeply that public health involves social justice, and Linda Sarsour is an American social justice hero,” said Jennifer Hirsh, a public health professor at Columbia University. “She has worked in solidarity with us progressive Jews for years and years,” said Hirsh, adding, “She was among the first to raise money when the St. Louis Jewish cemetery was desecrated.””

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