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Outrage at Overland Park

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Monday, April 14, 2014

HUC-JIR expresses outrage at the murder of innocent victims at Overland Park and heartfelt condolences to their families and community.  This tragedy is the horrific consequence of anti-Semitism and racism, which must be eradicated from our world.

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