Juneteenth: To Birth the Nation Anew

Rabbi Bradley Artson
by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson
posted on June 19, 2023
There are holidays and festivals that celebrate an event or a value of timeless and objective worth, and then there are some that mark a transition away from something shameful that should never have existed in the first place. Felt by its participants as a great deliverance, the holiday nevertheless remains awkward because it shouldn’t have been necessary at all. Read more...