(WAVY) — Two Virginia based religious groups welcomed local leaders to address what Black and Jewish communities can do together to fight racism and anti-Semitism.

According to a release, Reps. Elaine Luria, Don McEachin and Bobby Scott joined the Community Relations Council of United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and the American Jewish Committee at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for the virtual forum.

The representatives, members of the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations, discussed the forms of racism they experience and anti-Semitism in modern society.

The program was free and open to the community.

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