Last Tuesday, following the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, I spoke at an interfaith vigil at my local mosque to memorialize the terror victims.
Why me? I am a Reform Jew who has, for the last three years, taught high school science at the mosque's parochial school – and it has been a remarkable experience. I've been able to build bridges with parents and students at the mosque, and in return, our Jewish community has also been educated through the outreach I do.
Here is the address I gave.
I stand before you a proud Jew. I am proud of my heritage. I am... Read More