Reckoning with Jewish trauma and privilege in the wake of Charlottesville
We as Jews are invited by our High Holiday liturgy to confront our mortality, asking and reciting “Who will live? And who will die?” yet it was not until I went to Charlottesville that I understood just how precarious life can be.
Jewish fear is real. So is Jewish solidarity -- for Jews by others, by Jews for others. And so is love. We are not alone.
On Tuesday, over 500 young Jews joined a Boston rally against white supremacy at the site of the Boston Holocaust Memorial's second vandalization.
How a radical Jewish calendar helps us live out the Judaism we want to see: one of resistance, justice, celebration, and healing.
What will it was look like to put our bodies on the line in front of violent white supremacists accountable to nothing and no one?