Tonight begins the Feast of Freedom. From David Harris of the AJC:
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It’s a powerful story of the Jewish people’s journey from slavery to freedom, from the revelation at Sinai to the return to Israel, the Jewish people’s ancestral home.
Passover also has universal meaning.
During the [U.S.] civil rights struggle, African Americans, yearning for the full equality so shamefully denied them, sang a spiritual.
The words include: “Go down Moses, way down in Egypt’s land, tell old Pharaoh, to let my people go.”
And did you know that John Adams, Ben Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson closely identified with the Passover story? They even proposed an American seal with an image of the Jewish exodus from Egypt.
May the triumph of liberty and religious freedom central to the Passover story always prevail – here at home and around the world.
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Hundreds on five continents read Nancy’s guest post. She wrote kind things. She composed it on a flight from London to New York.
Visitors didn’t know what they’d find when they arrived. They stopped by to see Nancy. Whatever she’s selling, they’re buying! You see why Jeffrey remains infatuated with her.
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