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No Justice – No Peace

06/23/2020 12:06:02 PM


Marc Rutman

No Justice – No Peace

A few weeks ago, TBE sponsored a zoom discussion on the evolution of African American –
Jewish relations led by Professor David Weinfeld, TBE member and VCU Professor of Judaic
Studies. It was a timely talk on the eve of worldwide protests.
There were many insightful points to the discussion, but what I came to see as...Read more...

COVID: What can you do?

05/04/2020 10:56:53 AM


Marc Rutman

What is the role of social activism in the age of social distancing? Activists are brainstorming and recalculating their options in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

This generation is aptly suited to face this challenge to take on causes and continue the fight. The younger generation of activists have honed computer skills since birth. Their technological savvy has prepared them for such a challenge. Activists are adapting to an...Read more...

Passover Reflections 2020

04/22/2020 12:17:40 PM


Kristin Gorin

As I watched the Disney version of the Exodus, “Prince of Egypt” this year with my kids, I dreaded the part when all the first born of the Egyptians died. Liam, with big tears looked at the screen with great sadness, and said, Mami, are they dead? It pained me to say yes. I also had to tell him later in the movie that all those Egyptians that chased the newly freed hebrews
drowned and died too. The Passover story always makes me...Read more...

SATO March News and Events

03/21/2018 12:04:06 PM


Upcoming SATO events If you would like a ride to any of the events below or have any questions,please email Franklin Wolf or phone him at804-356-1508 Info Session on the RISCReading Mastery Program Thursday March 22, 6:00pm, Chamberlayne HeiRead more...

SATO updates

02/12/2018 12:28:21 PM


Dear SATO and CHAI volunteers:

This note comes from Adrain Bakker at First Unitarian Univ. Church at 1000 Blanton Ave., Richmond 23230

Please send any replies to him at

Good evening everyone!  Now that First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond has declared that they will offer physical sanctuary to an individual or family at risk of deportation, we have some work...Read more...

SATO Committee is in the process of becoming affiliated with RISC 

02/07/2018 11:25:48 AM



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