Abby Leibman of Jewish World Watch, an organization whose motto is “Do not stand idly by,” spoke at Congregation Or Ami last night about the ongoing Genocide in the Darfur region of the Sudan. I am again horrified by the inaction of the world to this ongoing travesty.
We learned that action by the world’s countries can work. After hundreds of thousands were killed in the Rwandan genocide, President Clinton acted in Kosovo, ensuring that only 5,000 lost their lives. While that was 5,000 souls too many, it does show that when we put our minds to it, we can stop the mass killing, rape and ethnic cleansing.
Time to act before the nightmare becomes even more real. Pick an organization and get involved: