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Womanist biblical interpretation privileges characters on the margins of the text, often reading against the text, and the nation and characters it valorizes.
Rethink what exactly you may be doing when you invoke Black trauma, and the art created in response to it, as part of your Passover celebrations.
Biblical characters have been whitewashed in cultural and religious arts, theology and popular imagination. Whiteness has been spackled onto biblical texts and characters.
Rabbi Sandra Lawson explains the significance of Juneteenth and why it is important for Jewish individuals and communities to join in its celebration.
When Jews forced into hiding by the 15th-century Spanish Inquisition now want to affirm their Jewish identity, we should welcome and support them.
By focusing on racial justice, we can make Jewish communities more inviting, and ultimately, more vital. At the same time, we’ll be taking on white supremacy, the primary American source of antisemitism.
The idea of chosenness is a barrier to a world in which every human being is seen as made in the image of God, worthy of respect and honor.
Without a deeper understanding of antisemitism and its relationship to white supremacy, our movements for justice can easily be undermined and weakened.

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