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Jan. 21, 2015

Keeping Their Eyes On The Prize?

This post originally appeared on The New York Jewish Week on January 21, 2015

By Doug Chandler

As Jews celebrate King’s legacy amid ‘Selma’ controversy, challenges emerge over how to pursue his dream.

The Martin Luther King Shabbat in Crown Heights last Friday achieved what its organizers, Repair the World, were hoping it would achieve.

Organized by the group’s Turn the Tables campaign, the supper drew more than 75 people to hear three community activists discuss how they became involved in the battle for social justice and what they’re doing today to further that goal.

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