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Nov. 16, 2016

Shabbat Dinner Delivers Social Justice Comfort Food

This post originally appeared in The Atlanta Jewish Times on November 16, 2016.

By Michael Jacobs

Most of the roughly 100 people who gathered for Repair the World’s Shabbat dinner Friday night, Nov. 11, needed a good laugh.

Food writer Michael Twitty provided the good and the laughs.

Twitty’s presentation at the dinner for attendees of the national Facing Race conference and for Atlantans interested in social justice acknowledged the confusion and frustration many felt in the days after Donald Trump’s presidential victory caught them off-guard. But Twitty’s style isn’t quiet acceptance.

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