I sincerely hope we will always look for ways to reduce the terrible rifts that exist among our people. I also hope that when we learn of someone who has been wronged we will do more than just comment. Let us always try to bring some degree of comfort to those who have been mistreated.
I know it’s just a start, but I’m glad my shul is trying to do its part.
Rabbi Akiva Males is spiritual leader of Kesher Israel Congregation in Harrisburg, PA. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.Rabbi Akiva Males
About the Author: Rabbi Akiva Males served as rabbi of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s Kesher Israel Congregation from 2007 to 2016. He and his wife have just relocated to Memphis, Tennessee, where he will serve as rabbi of the Young Israel of Memphis.
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