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Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center Condemns Violent Assault on Kosher Restaurant in Windsor, Ontario
February 9, 2017 – Toronto: Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) condemns the violent assault against the Mazal Tov Kosher Restaurant in Windsor, Ontario on February 2, 2017.
Restaurant owner Mazal, who has been in the business for 19 years, said she has never had an experience like this before. “It’s upsetting to see something like this and I really hope whoever did this will have the decency to come here and talk to me. I will forgive him for what he did, but I want to explain to him that living with hate is a lot more difficult than living with love.”
She also noted how supportive the Windsor community has been. “It’s amazing how many people have stopped in to say they are sorry and that they feel bad about what happened. That gives you strength.”
the police to commit all resources necessary to finding the culprit who
committed this deliberate and violent act, to prevent any further hate-based
violent tragedies from happening anywhere in Canada.
Stacey L. Starkman
Director of Communications & External Relations
416.864.9735 x 32 / firstname.lastname@example.org