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JCC Association of North America Gratified by Arrest, Urges Resolve in Bringing Perpetrators to Justice

March 3, 2017

Samantha Kupferman, West End Strategy Team
[email protected]; Office: 212-498-9300; Cell: 202-215-9260

NEW YORK – In response to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York’s announcement that an arrest has been made in connection with threats against Jewish institutions, JCC Association of North America’s new president and CEO, Doron Krakow, said the following:

“JCC Association of North America is gratified by the arrest made in connection with the large number of anti-Semitic threats that have targeted JCCs and other Jewish institutions over the past two months. We trust that the perpetrators behind all of the threats will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.”

JCC Association of North America strengthens and leads JCCs, YM-YWHAs and camps throughout North America. As the convening organization, JCC Association partners with JCCs to bring together the collective power and knowledge of the JCC Movement. JCC Association offers services and resources to increase the effectiveness of JCCs as they provide community engagement and educational, cultural, social, recreational, and Jewish identity building programs to enhance Jewish life throughout North America. By supporting the 25,000 Jewish communal professionals who connect with two million JCC participants each year—JCC Association encourages engaged lives of purpose and meaning. Learn more at, on Facebook and on Twitter at @JCCA

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