Ways To Engage BlackLivesMatter Resource Card: A collection of resources and links to organizations to support with time and money. An excellent starting point. Bail Funds/Legal Help by City: A list of local bail funds and legal aid organizations that need your support. 26 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets: A collection of action... Continue Reading →
For many of us in the Jewish community, the killing of George Floyd on May 25 opened our eyes or reminded us of the long history and current systematic racism affecting Black communities throughout the United States. As Jews, the Torah teaches us to accept others without bias (Leviticus 19: 17-18) and that we are... Continue Reading →
A note from Jewish Community Relations Committee's (JCRC) Chair, Decky Alexander: Don’t take the burdens of the world’s problems upon yourself.Don’t ignore them either.- Babylonian Talmud Last fall, the Federation convened conversations across the community through Conversations with Seven, a series focused on bringing various aspects of our Jewish community together to learn from one... Continue Reading →
"Our hearts are broken. Our souls cry out for justice. May the memory of George Floyd be a blessing always. So much can change in just 8 minutes and 46 seconds. We can do better. We must do better. It’s so hard to breathe." Read the rest of the post ...
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This has been a very difficult week for our country and many of us are seeking ways to learn more, stand up, and participate in creating a more just society. In this week’s Connection, we are honored to share some resources we have been reading and compiling in our efforts to educate ourselves and consider... Continue Reading →