Apple CEO Tim Cook
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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook pledged that his company will donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Apple will also match employee donations to these and other groups two-for-one through September, according to a memo Cook wrote Wednesday night and obtained by Buzzfeed News.

“Hate is a cancer,” Cook wrote. “This is not about the left or the right, conservative or liberal. It is about human decency and morality.”

Anti-Semitism was rampant at the Charlottesville rally, with both the white supremacist group and the leftist, Black Lives Matter (BLM), and Antifa all expressing anti-Semitic sentiments. Though it is hardly known, BLM supports the Hamas terror group and BDS.

In April, BLM leader Rachel Gilmer claimed that "many liberal Zionists believe that the problem with Israeli apartheid is simply a few bad policies, or [Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin] Netanyahu, or the wall, but the problem is with the ideological foundation of the state itself: Zionism. Zionism at its core is white supremacy."

In July, ADL delivered to the US State Department thousands of signatures on a petition calling on US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to fill the vacant office of Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism as quickly as possible.

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