"A Message from Rabbi Steve on Racism, Judaism, and the death of George Floyd"

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We all must breathe: a poem in four parts in response to racism in our country.  In watching events unfold over the past two weeks the image which constantly came to my mind was that of being able to breathe the air freely.  In Central Park, a white woman tried to prevent Christian Cooper from breathing the air and occupying the space, even though both belonged to him as much as they did to her.