As we approach the 150th anniversary of the public lynching of Reb John Brown z”l, I thought I would post a wonderful column I read over at the new home of Zeek Magazine. The article is about the Florentin quarter in Tel Aviv, a place of sharp contrasts and more fresh evidence of the bonds of slavery, both spiritual and physical, that leave our brethren, daughters and land in the clutch of Edom.

A gitn shabbos oyf aykh un oyf kol yisroel.