The 2017 COMID Courage Award has been awarded to Rabbi Eric Solomon and Rabbi Dr. Jenny Solomon.
The Courage Award is bestowed upon an individual(s) who lives in North Carolina and has demonstrated unwavering courage in efforts to promote diversity, multiculturalism, equity and justice.
Eric Solomon is the lead rabbi at Beth Meyer Synagogue in Raleigh and is an activist for human rights and inclusion. He serves on the Social Justice Commission of the Rabbinical Assembly and on the board of Uniting NC, a state-wide organization committed to making North Carolina a place that respects and values immigrants. Rabbi Jenny Solomon partners with Eric in many of these endeavors and brings a passion and compassion for human rights to all she does.