Multifaith leaders in South Florida held a press conference to address the neglect shown to loss of innocent Palestinian lives over the past few weeks and call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. The press conference was led by Imam Abdullah Jaber, Executive Director of CAIR-FL, Samir Kakli, President of SFL Muslim Federation and Corey Shearer of Emgage FL. Donna Nevel of Jewish Voices for Peace, South Florida Chapter also spoke at the occasion. She termed Israeli military air strikes a catastrophe and called for the world leaders to put an end to it in order to protect lives of Gazans.
Listen to the community leaders address members of news media here:
ABC Ch 10 News Report: South Florida Muslim community leaders call for ceasefire, peace in Israel and Gaza
WPBF ABC News Palm Beach: South Florida Islamic groups, other activists call for U.S. to urge Israel cease-fire
VOA News Report (Spanish): Comunidades de fe en Miami claman por cese al fuego en Gaza