On the eve of MLK's birthday, I had the pleasure of introducing Rabbi Marc Schneier to a group of teens at a not-for-profit that serves the South Bronx by providing music and sports enrichment programming. For almost two hours, the rabbi spoke on the relationship between Dr. King and the Jewish community.
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