JACL Disappointed By Level of Discipline of Racist Gesture: Statement from JACL National President

Update: JACL requested a formal meeting with the commissioner. That letter can be found here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2017 Statement by Gary Mayeda, National President, gmayeda@jacl.org Commissioner Manfred’s decision is to suspend Mr. Gurriel for 5 games in 2018. That starts March 29, 2018. Why does that just not…

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Rabbi Remembers Japanese American Legacy And Encourages Cross-Cultural Action

Rabbi  Jonathan Biatch addressed his congregation on Rosh Hashanah and spoke of his former teacher and friend, Janice Kobata Zoeger. Rabbi Biatch spoke lovingly of Ms. Zoeger’s story as well as the Japanese American story; and the importance of cross-cultural dialogue and unity in today’s political climate. He spoke specifically…

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