Different and the Same: Passover Around the World
Posted by Kar-Ben Team on 3/1/2022 to Passover
It is said that in every generation we are meant to see ourselves as if we had personally experienced the Exodus from Egypt. The themes of Passover are timeless and universal: freedom, hope, and renewal. In different
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No other words so perfectly capture the essence of tikkun olam (repair of the world) as those written by the late Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. He was reflecting on a seminal moment in the fight for civil rights that took place in 1965, when he joined Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and thousands of others as they marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.