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Jewish Daily Forward: A Chicago Orthodox rabbi reaches out to his Rohingya and Black neighbors

Posted on June 17, 2021

By Joshua Flanders

Read the original story in the Jewish Daily Forward here.

In Chicago’s large Orthodox Jewish community, Rabbi Ari Hart stands out.

As a leader at Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue in Skokie, Illinois, Hart focuses on the roles of women within their community, inclusion of LGBTQ individuals, and other accessibility issues as simple as welcoming different styles of worship.… Read the rest