(Sioux Falls, SD) — One South Dakota Rabbi is speaking out about the surprise attacks on Israel. Rabbi Mendel Alperowitz with the Jewish Center of South Dakota compared the Hamas attack over the weekend to the holocaust. He said the Jewish people have not experienced a massacre on this scale since then. There are gatherings to remember the lost and to stand in solidarity with Israel being organized throughout the week, according to Alperowitz. South Dakota leaders on all fronts have shown their support for Israel since the attacks began on Saturday.