News Highlights Rabbi Margie Klein Ronkin to Lead Essex County Social Justice Group

By Hebrew College

Veteran activist and Hebrew College alumna Rabbi Margie Klein Ronkin `11 was named  executive director of the Essex County Community Organization (ECCO), a faith-based grass-roots organization that fights for racial and social justice. She is the first rabbi to hold this position.

The Lynn-based ECCO is a network of 59 Essex County Massachusetts congregations and the North Shore Labor Council. From 2013 until now, Rabbi Ronkin was the group’s director of clergy organizing and leadership development.

Photo courtesy of ECCO

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