Why We Jews Have a Responsibility to Support the Black Community

Blavity | June 15, 2020

After witnessing horrific acts of injustice against Black Americans in recent weeks, many Americans have vowed their intention to help dismantle systemic racism that pervades this country. While I believe all of us must come together to actively work and fight until this is achieved, there is a particularly strong obligation for members of the Jewish community, such as myself, to take part in this struggle. Our faith and long-running alliance with the Black community command us to do so.