Tagged African American and Jewish communities

2 weeks after deadly shooting, blacks and Jews in Jersey City unite for holiday charity drive

Rabbi Moshe Schapiro shows a toy to a child during the charity drive in Jersey City, N.J., Dec. 23, 2019. (Courtesy of Benny Polatseck)

(JTA) — All day Monday, volunteers trickled in and out of the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center in Jersey City’s Greenville neighborhood, lining up boxes upon boxes of pretzel challah, soup mix, hummus, turkey and chocolate. Trucks backed up to the community center to unload pallets of food and… Read more »