“Working Together to Knock Out…”: New England Patriots Make Huge Announcement Featuring Mike Tyson and Robert Kraft

Published 05/29/2023, 5:00 PM EDT

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Over the years, the NFL has made every possible attempt to have a societal impact. Whether it’s Colin Kaepernick taking a knee or Aaron Rodgers raising concerns about the vaccine, almost every single social issue has been raised to some degree. Despite their seemingly harmless intentions, both Rodgers and Kaepernick faced judgments and scrutiny. However, the same is not true for the owner of New England Patriots Robert Kraft.

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Despite the enormous success he has seen over the years, billionaire Robert Kraft has stayed true to his roots and continues speaking the truth. Hailing from a modern orthodox Jewish family, Kraft is also too aware of the atrocities the Jewish community had to undergo, and recently another sporting legend joined Kraft in his quest.

A fight against antisemitism

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Robert Kraft has put up $25 million in a campaign supported by his foundation to combat antisemitism. The 81-year-old Genesis Award winner saw widespread from all walks of life including former Patriots legend Tom Brady. Kraft hopes that the campaign will help educate American folks about the deeply rooted discrimination leading to amplified hate crimes against Jewish Americans.

According to Kraft, over half of the American population is unaware of the problems stemming from antisemitism and claimed that the Jewish community is prone to 55% of hate crimes. Kraft and his efforts are continually making an impact on the community as recently Legendary American boxer  Mike Tyson joined the initiative.

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Tyson even took to social media to share the message, “Hatred has no place in this country. We must put an end to anti-Semitism, together. Show your support for the Jewish community,” along with the #StandUpToJewishHate.

After Tom Brady, Mike Tyson Joins $25 Million Campaign Against Antisemitism: “Hate Has No Place in This Country”

The well-revered boxer also put a statistic that claimed that over 70% of Jewish Americans faced Anti Semitic hate online last year. Over the years, ‘Iron Mike’ has brought along his fearless persona outside of the ring to discuss many societal issues and the Robert Kraft initiative is just one of them. However, Mike Tyson isn’t the only prominent name supporting Kraft and the Jewish community.

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Robert Kraft’s march

Just a month back, Robert Kraft flew to Poland to participate in the 35th International March of the Living. Also joining him for the visit was Kraft’s close friend Meek Mill. Prior to the initiative, Kraft and the Philly rapper partnered up with Jay-Z to bring criminal justice reforms to the forefront and now the Jewish community needs their voices.

Also joining the March of the Living, students, survivors, and educators who found themselves in the company of some of the most influential people in the world. The march traveled through the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex — the largest Nazi concentration camp built during World War II.

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Kraft being the torch bearer for the initiative has brought an age-old issue to the public light once again, and hopefully reform will come soon.

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Sagnik Majumder

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Sagnik Majumder is an NFL writer with a passion for analyzing game statistics and predicting future outcomes. With a strong engineering background, he brings a unique perspective to his writing. Majumder is a big believer in team chemistry and the importance of building a solid foundation for success on the field.
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