Belchertown antisemitism vigil planned for Tuesday
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – Belchertown will commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day and stand up to recent antisemitism at a standout in town Tuesday.
Many in Belchertown and surrounding towns will gather Tuesday to honor Holocaust Remembrance Day and to also stop hate in the area in the wake of the antisemitic incidents at Jabish Middle School. Faith, student, and civic leaders will gather with community members to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day and stand up to antisemitism and hate Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at the Belchertown Common.
School officials are still investigating the details of anti-Semitic incidents at Jabish Brook Middle School, which have disturbed many residents, and are now inspiring them to come together and stand up against hate.