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Proximate Justice - Speaking Truth, Seeking Reconciliation in the Face of America's Enduring Racial Pandemic

Thursday, January 14, 2021 1 Sh'vat 5781

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Proximate Justice - Speaking Truth, Seeking Reconciliation in the Face of America's Enduring Racial Pandemic

Join Rabbi Michael Lezak of Glide's Center for Social Justice for a collection of painful (and often inspiring) stories and prophetic dreaming from America's justice landscape.

Sponsored by TJVillage the mature adult community of Temple Judea.

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Meeting ID: 859 6557 9509

Passcode: village

Michael Lezak is the Rabbi at GLIDE in San Francisco, a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. He works in GLIDE’S Center for Social Justice, aiming to magnify the impact of GLIDE’s justice machinery and to forge covenantal bonds between GLIDE and communities throughout the Bay Area. Rabbi Lezak brings 100+ civic, tech and health care leaders on Glide’s annual Alabama Justice Pilgrimage. He spearheads groundbreaking work with law enforcement and district attorneys from around the country to help them understand the challenges faced by people living in extreme poverty. In his previous position as congregational rabbi in Marin County, he founded programs to love and support families and inmates at Pelican Bay, San Quentin, and Vacaville State Prisons. Rabbi Lezak is on the national board of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights. He is married to Rabbi Noa Kushner and is the proud father of three daughters.

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