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Lightning Rod Sarsour Joins Ridge Community Board

posted on June 28, 2012

Brooklyn Daily’s Will Bredderman reports that controversial Arab-American activist, Linda Sarsour, was recently appointed to a neighborhood advisory board in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Bredderman writes that Sarsour is “an outspoken critic of Israel whose relatives have been arrested for supporting the Islamic fundamentalist group Hamas—which calls for the destruction of the Jewish state.” Sarsour’s appointment to the community board has not sat well with some Bay Bridge Jewish leaders. For her part, “Sarsour says she has no personal ties to Islamic fundamentalists or radical Muslim groups,” writes Bredderman. 

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