Sunday, June 14, 2009

Fund for Stephen Tyrone Johns, victim of USHMM shooting

AJC Opens Fund to Help Family of Holocaust Museum Guard

June 12, 2009 – Washington – The Washington Chapter of AJC has created a fund to benefit the family of Officer Stephen T. Johns, killed Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

“Officer Johns bravely gave his life protecting others as well as the peaceful values that U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum embodies,” said Melanie Maron Pell, director of AJC’s Washington Chapter. “This horrific event reminds us that AJC's fight against intolerance and extremism are as critical as ever, and it is essential that we respond swiftly in the wake of tragedy.”
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