Month: November 2016

Nine Philly Rabbis & Jewish community members arrested protesting Dakota Access Pipeline at TD Bank

“In the week in which we read in the Torah the story of the great flood and Noah’s Ark and in which we begin the Hebrew month of Cheshvan, we immerse ourselves in liturgy and narrative about water. Now is the time to honor Native rights and environmental justice by taking action in solidarity,” said Rabbi Ari Lev Fornari, Kol Tzedek Synagogue who… Read more →

The violent Dakota Access Pipeline protest raged for hours — until this tribal elder stepped in | The Seattle Times

“I want to make sure they have their water protected,” Murphy said. “And I would like to see unity, not only of the tribes, but of all people. We will do this peacefully, prayerfully. I am here until they stop the pipeline.” Source: The violent Dakota Access Pipeline protest raged for hours — until this tribal elder stepped in |… Read more →