Sines v. Kessler- Integrity First America

On Thursday, June 11, from 6:30-7:30pm Congregation Shaare Emeth will be hosting a virtual event spotlighting Integrity First America’s landmark lawsuit, Sines v. Kessler – a suit seeking to hold accountable the neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other far-right extremists who conspired to orchestrate a weekend of violence in Charlottesville in August 2017, which resulted in Heather Heyer’s death and extensive injuries. This suit — scheduled to go to trial this October 2020 — has the potential to bankrupt and dismantle the leaders and hate groups at the center of this movement.

We hope that you will join us in the fight against white supremacy, anti-Semitism, racism, Islamophobia and other forms of hate by agreeing to co-sponsor this program with us.  The event will feature Amy Spitalnik, executive director of IFA, as well as Roberta Kaplan and Michael Bloch, the attorneys spearheading this lawsuit.  You can read more about them below. As a co-sponsor we simply ask you to agree to publicize the event to your memberships and networks.  There is no requirement to make a financial contribution to support IFA’s work, but if you or your organization are able to make a donation of any size, we encourage you to do so at:



JTA, “With white supremacists driven online by the pandemic, anti-Semitism trackers watch for new threats

NY Daily News, “Another virus on the loose: Coronavirus and white supremacy make a terribly toxic combination

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