We were honored to have six guests from the Farmworkers Association of Florida/Homestead – Social Justice Partners since we met them during Passover last year! – at our First Night Community Seder on April 15th. Temple Israel has continued to underwrite machines and supplies for sewing classes so that women can learn skills aimed at supplementing family income. The bottom line is that most of our new friends live below the poverty level, egregiously unfair and totally unacceptable. By the time you read this, we will have marched shoulder-to-shoulder on May 1st with farmworkers and others in downtown Miami as we continue to seek justice by advocating for worker and immigrant rights in addition to our other mitzvah projects. Stay tuned!

“…morally speaking, there is no limit to the concern one must feel for the suffering of human beings,
that indifference to evil is worse than evil itself, that  in a free society, some are guilty, but all are responsible.”                                         ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

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