Congregation Etz Hayim is outraged at the killing of George Floyd, which once again
brings to the forefront the systemic racism that exists in our country and the
disproportionate risks posed to Black lives. On behalf of CEH, Rabbi Lia Bass signed a  letter organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington,
expressing the Jewish community's solidarity with color the African American

As Jews we cannot stand idly by in the face of brutality and injustice.There are many ways to engage in seeking justice. Below are some a few  resources for both action and thought, including in our local community.
  • Support a Black-Owned Business: With COVID-19 restrictions still in place,  restaurants are a great place to start.
The Social Action Committee welcomes ideas on how Etz Hayim can best engage in
these efforts going forward. Please feel free to contact us.
Thank you for your engagement!  Laura Hill, Paula Levin-Alcorn, Eva Kleederman, Elisa Rosman, Rachel  Waldstein