Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 4:20pm
In response to the tragic earthquake in Mexico, the American Jewish Congress issued the following statement:
“The American Jewish Congress extends its deepest sympathies to all those affected by the earthquake in Mexico. The magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 23 miles from Atlixco, Puebla, Mexico. The tragic natural disaster has claimed the lives of more than 200 people and demolished building throughout the area.
“The AJCongress strongly supports robust and immediate relief efforts, urging the international community to act with haste to provide assistance for all those in need."