Solidarity Gathering for Center for Jewish Life

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

5.20.19

Photo courtesy of Naomi Greenfield


In the aftermath of two suspicious fires at the Center for Jewish Life of Arlington/Belmont and the home of Rabbi Avi and Luna Bukiet, the AHRC organizes a Solidarity Gathering for Arlington and the Greater Boston Jewish community. The goal of the event was to gather in support and solidarity for the Jewish community and to empower everyone to take action against all acts of hate, bias and discrimination that so often lead to acts of violence.

The event was scheduled to be held in the Town Hall Garden but was moved to inside Town Hall due to a sudden downpour. This didn't prevent over 500 people from packing into the lower and upper floors of Town Hall. The AHRC put together a speaker