Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Synagogue Attack in West Jerusalem

Nov 19, 2014
Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement concerning the synagogue attack in West Jerusalem:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the four rabbis who tragically lost their lives in the savage attack on the Kehilat Bnei Torah synagogue. Those responsible for this cowardly act of terror will be brought to justice. The United States must continue to stand squarely behind the State of Israel as it protects the safety and well-being of its citizens.”

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) represents the 8th district, including the Coney Island, Sea Gate, Brighton Beach, Mill Basin and Howard Beach communities in the House of Representatives.