Former HRC Chair Says HRC Dismissing Concerns of Jewish Leaders

Phil Seib

Phil Seib sent the letter below to the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC) on January 8, 2018 at 2:15PM. Mr. Seib served on the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC) from 2012-2018 and is past Chair.  This letter comports with the chief concern of the Jewish community that the Durham HRC is now condoning and endorsing discrimination against …

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Heartbroken about Durham City Council – Thankful for HRC Draft Report

Durham HRC, Israel, Durham City Council

In November, the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC) presented a draft proposal recommending that the Durham City Council removes the singling out of Israel from their divisive and discriminatory April 16 statement.  Judith Siegel, a Durham resident, sent the Durham HRC the strong letter printed below.  Read more letters to the Durham HRC here. Letter to the …

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Respected Professor and Jewish Federation Leader Supports HRC Draft Report

Lewis Margolis, Israel, HRC, Durham City Council, Letters to Durham HRC, Israel Resolution

In November, the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC) presented a draft proposal recommending that the Durham City Council removes the singling out of Israel from their divisive and discriminatory April 16 statement.  Dr. Lewis Margolis wrote the letter below to the Durham HRC. Lewis Margolis, MD, MPH, is a Jewish Federation leader and retired associate professor of …

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World Renowned Historian Supports HRC Draft Report

Gerhard L. Weinberg, Israel, Durham City Council, HRC, Durham Human Relations Commission

In November, the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC) presented a draft proposal recommending that the Durham City Council removes the singling out of Israel from their divisive and discriminatory April 16 statement. Gerhard L. Weinberg wrote the letter below to the Durham HRC. Dr. Weinberg is a world renowned historian, North Carolina resident, and Professor Emeritus of …

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Holocaust Survivor Writes the Durham HRC

Israel, Durham City Council, HRC

Sven Sonnenberg is an 87 year old North Carolina resident and a Holocaust survivor. His childhood was spent in Nazi-occupied Poland during WWII. As a survivor, Mr. Sonnenberg witnessed horrors beyond most people’s imaginations. Mr. Sonnenberg is author of A Two Step Journey to Hell about surviving the Holocaust. Sven just wrote to Durham’s Human Relations Commission (HRC): …

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Supporting the HRC Report in Durham

Voice4Israel and the Jewish Federation of Durham-Chapel Hill jointly sent this letter today, on behalf of the mainstream Jewish community, to the Durham Human Relations Commission. The Case for Supporting the Report of the HRC Subcommittee on the April 16 Council Statement Dear Members of the Human Relations Commission, As we have noted with appreciation, …

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