About 200 Roslindale residents gathered in a blustery wind at Adams Park this afternoon to comfort each other and begin to figure out what comes next after this month’s election.
Rabbi Matt Soffer of Temple Israel – and a Roslindale resident – cited the story of Abraham, who, on seeing strangers outside his tent, rushed to bring them in and comfort them, in calling on residents to protect each other.
“Roslindale, do we stand idly by?” Soffer asked. The crowd answered “No!”
“Roslindale, do we build walls to divide us?” he asked. Again, the crowd answered “No!”
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