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MJCCA program focuses on challenges of being Black and Jewish

John Eaves was teaching at a Presbyterian supported college in North Carolina in December 1989 when a staff member asked permission to buy some poinsettias for the office. “What is a poinsettia?” he asked. When the staff member explained that poinsettias are a plant traditionally used as Christmas decorations, Eaves responded, “Oh, I didn’t know…

JOHN EAVES – SAY IT LOUD! I’M BLACK AND A JEW AND PROUD!

At the weekly meeting of Rotary of Atlanta West End, President Paige – pinch-hitting for Mark Newman – presented his guest speaker, Dr. John Eaves, former Fulton County Commission Chairman. John began by saying that Mark and John are both members of The Temple, the internationally famous Atlanta synagogue. John noted that he is one…