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Yom Kippur, the Jubilee, and Inequality

(The below is a slight adaptation of my sermon for Yom Kippur morning; it argues that concerns of economic and social inequality are perhaps more rooted in Yom Kippur than we typically realize, and as such may be interesting to people looking to think about how social justice appears in the textual...

seb gorka visits western wall (kotel) in jerusalem israel

Gorka in Jerusalem

Should we be surprised that the refuge-state of the Jewish people would welcome a man forced out of his administration position for his associations with Hungarian Nazis, but not come to the aid of American Jews during an unprecedented surge in antisemitism?