Author Archives: Rabbi Avi Friedman

About Rabbi Avi Friedman

I am the rabbi of Congregation Ohr Shalom - SJCC, a progressive Conservative and traditional congregation. I am also husband to Jodi as well as father to Gabi, Jonah, Jessica and Ilana. I have been a part of the Summit community since 2005.

SOLIDARITY STATEMENT WITH ASIANS/PACIFIC ISLANDER/AMERICANS

Recent stories of the detestable, racially motivated attacks on Asian/Pacific Islander/Americans across the United States are difficult to bear; our family, friends, and neighbors have incurred violence and harassment while simply going about their daily routines. These incidents have historical … Continue reading

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Summit Interfaith Thanksgiving 2020

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Summit Interfaith Council Supports Local Undocumented Individuals and Families. PLEASE JOIN US

In response to the dire needs of local immigrants resulting from the global pandemic, the Summit Interfaith Council has established the Summit Emergency Covid-19 Relief Fund for Undocumented Individuals and Families. Many of our immigrant neighbors have lost jobs, but because they lack documentation, … Continue reading

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Racial Justice Actions You Can Take

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A Unanimous Statement from the SIC…

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The 2020 Interfaith Council

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A Message from the City of Summit: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Click on image to view a message from the City of Summit….

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STAR: Strong Teens Against Racism

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Dialogue Circles on Race

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Annual Thanksgiving Service

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