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Rabbi Scott's Blog - Memo to the CSG Leadership, University of Michigan 


To:       Central Student Government Leadership, University of Michigan

From:   Rabbi Scott Hausman-Weiss, Houston, TX

Until three days ago, I had never heard of any of you. I mean, if I had been asked if there is a student government at my son’s university, I’m sure I would’ve said of course. But, as I imagine is the case for most parents of college kids, my focus is most significantly centered on making sure that I can continue to afford to pay the exorbitant tuition to send my son to Michigan and pray that it is worth it.  But thank you, now I have something new to focus on in a bewildering and confounding sort of way. I have read your letter, “CSG Press Release May 10th, 2021, To our Palestinian friends and the U-M community at large, and I just have a few questions.

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100 Voices 


Sunday, May 16, 3:00 -5:00 pm

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A communal invitation to share your lived experience while observing the world through someone else's lens


Members of Houston's Jewish Community, (invite your friends), and Saint Mark UMC of Wichita, Kansas are invited to participate in 100 Voices -

an authentic, grace-filled conversation on race and culture. 

Professional facilitator, Tracie Jae, founder of the Quiet Rebel, LLC., will curate a virtual space for us to look for opportunities to engage with one another.


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Sat, May 15 2021 4 Sivan 5781