A Jewish Prayer for Juneteenth

Juneteenth is an American holiday celebrating the end of slavery. This prayer reflects on the core story of the Jewish ...

A Prayer of Gratitude for the National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Rabbi Sharon Brous offered this prayer at the 2018 opening of a memorial to African-American victims of slavery and racial segregation.

Where the False Claim That Jews Controlled the Slave Trade Comes From

Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.

Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

Why it's imperative to fight slavery even though the Torah tolerates it.

Parashat Vaetchanan Quiz

Learn more about the weekly Torah portion.

August Bondi

The Jew who fought beside John Brown

Jews in the Civil War

Addressing the moral question of slavery.

What Is Matzah?

Unleavened bread is the central Passover symbol.