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Jan. 30, 2015

Repair the World Shabbat Dinner Focuses on Social Justice Issues

This post originally appeared on Detroit Jewish News

By Erin Piasecki and Sarah Rontal

Repair the World, a national nonprofit that mobilizes Jews to volunteer, hosted 75 people for its Detroit workshop to “turn the tables” for social justice and break bread for Shabbat dinner Jan. 23 before Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  This dinner at Bagley Elementary School in Detroit was part of a nationwide campaign urging community members to use Shabbat dinners as a safe, dynamic space to identify and discuss ways to tackle issues of racial injustice.

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