Template Letter for High School Administrators Outreach
I am writing to you as a Jewish student at [School Name] to address the urgent and brutal situation currently unfolding in Israel. As someone deeply connected to both my heritage and the global Jewish community, I believe it is crucial for our school to take action and offer support during these challenging times.
In the wake of the brutal attack on Israeli citizens by Hamas terrorists, this has brought about a dire and troubling situation for Israelis and Jewish communities worldwide, including many of my peers, who have friends and family directly impacted by these circumstances.
I am writing to encourage and request that our school administration consider making a strong statement in support of the Jewish community. Such a statement would provide solace and reassurance to Jewish students, their families, your staff members and those within our school community. It will help to raise awareness about the current situation and promote unity during these trying times.
By making a public statement, our school can demonstrate its commitment to inclusivity, diversity, and empathy for all its students, irrespective of their background or beliefs. Through such actions, we can foster an environment of understanding and unity, which is fundamental to the ethos of [School Name].
I would be more than willing to assist our administrators in drafting a statement of support. Additionally, I can connect you with leaders in my community who possess expertise in this area and can provide valuable guidance to ensure the statement is both empathetic and informed.
I appreciate your attention to this matter and am grateful for your consideration during these challenging times. Please let me know what action will be taken at your earliest availability.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Please find some good examples of strong statements issued by independent schools here.