Explore the intersection of Juneteenth and Judaism, commemorating the end of chattel slavery and the struggles of enslaved people. Discover how the repercussions of slavery shape society today and delve into the roots of inequality. Learn about the significance of Juneteenth and its importance in honoring freedom and promoting awareness of racial justice and equality.
Experience Passover in an accessible, unique, and relevant way with NuRoots’ Collective Escape 2018. Discover newfound strength in oppressive times, explore what’s really enslaving us, and find a sense of community, power, and celebration. Join us for a variety of themed Seders and special events throughout the city. Don’t miss out on this transformative Passover experience.
Join us as we celebrate Pesach, a holiday that connects us all, transcending religious and socioeconomic lines. Our Federation works to free Israeli youth from poverty, empower Jewish adults with special needs, and guide young adults to a warm and embracing Jewish community. Together, we can create miracles and heal our community. Wishing you a meaningful Seder and Pesach.
The Better Together Inclusion Conference brought together professionals and lay leaders from various Jewish organizations to discuss and implement methods of inclusion within their institutions and the community. Keynote speaker, Shelly Christensen, emphasized the importance of meaningful participation and engagement for people with disabilities. Jacob Artson shared his personal experiences and called for a more inclusive Jewish community.