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AJMA in the News: ABC7 NY Suspect who yelled for 'Zionists' on subway to ID themselves turns himself into police

"Police had been looking for Saleh after he allegedly chanted on a subway train "Raise your hands if you're a Zionist. Repeat after me; this is your chance to get out," on June 10 as the train was held at the Union Square station in Manhattan. His job, reportedly as a lab tech with Weill Cornell Medicine, prompted a letter from the American Jewish Medical Association, which represents thousands of health care professionals throughout the country.

"This is somebody who is supposed to be dedicating their lives to truth and to science, and for them to be perpetrating hate crimes is incredibly frightening," said Dr. Yael Halaas, founder and president of AJMA. "We are seeing more and more cases of antisemitism rising to violence. And it's completely unacceptable and frightening for many of us. We are seeing signs of what occurred in Nazi Germany before the Holocaust." -ABC7 NY Read more here: Suspect who yelled for 'Zionists' on subway to ID themselves turns himself into police

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