J Street Stunned and Deeply Saddened by Tragedy at Mount Meron

April 29, 2021

J Street is stunned and deeply saddened by the terrible tragedy that has taken place in northern Israel this evening, where dozens were reportedly killed and injured in an apparent stampede during a mass Lag B’Omer celebration at Mount Meron. Our thoughts are with the victims, their loved ones and all Israelis at this terrible time, as we fervently hope for the health and recovery of all those injured.