I live a few blocks away from the Tree of Life building, and on the day of the shooting, I was first in disbelief, and then horrified. Then, quickly, I jumped into action.
Zack Block (he/him), Former Senior Director of Communities for Repair the World and the Executive Director of Repair the World Pittsburgh
Service has always been an important part of my identity and was a defining part of my vision for building Jewish life during the 15 years that I worked for Hillel.
Cindy Greenberg (she/her), CEO of Repair the World
Racism and inequity are entrenched problems on scale where it can feel hard to make an impact. At Repair, we take small and consistent steps to care for each other. We also urge you to ask the big questions.
Lily Brent (she/her), Former Director of Repair the World Atlanta
The profound statement “Let all who are hungry come and eat.” Undoubtedly, this sentence comprised of eight direct and powerful words would be overwhelming if taken literally.
Lily supported the students of the Village by collaborating with a Rwandan house mother and mentoring a “family,” a group of 15 high school girls. Lily mentored them and joined them during their nightly “family” meetings.
Rachel Sacks (she/her)