Natick Interfaith Clergy Statement

We are concerned that the values that knit our communities and nation together have been undermined by the escalating language of intolerance. Diversity is not a threat; it is our strength. As people of faith we reject the politics of fear and bigotry.

Read More
Lee Manuel10/31/2018
Islamic Center of Boston (ICB Wayland) Statement

We stand in solidarity with our Jewish sisters and brothers in speaking out against anti-Semitism. Yesterday’s shooting is an example of the rising anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and bigotry in America. Such hate-mongering actions are destructive to the fabric of American society, and must be rejected, lest they destroy the very fiber that holds our country together.

Read More
Message from Temple Israel of Natick

We must not let that fear gain the upper hand. As Jews, we rarely have. Twenty five hundred years ago, the prophet Zechariah wrote, “Not by might, not by power, but by My Spirit.” Trust, even in the face of radical uncertainty, is the ultimate antidote to fear.

Read More
Lee Manuel10/28/2018