slavery

Parashat Vayeshev: The cost of an educational mistake

It seems that Jacob saw Joseph as his first son, despite the sons Leah bore before him. It is no wonder that this attitude led to tremendous tension between Leah’s sons and Joseph.

Black writer explores Germany's Holocaust remembrance

Clint Smith studied the Holocaust memorials in Germany and explored how the US recalls its history of slavery.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
27/11/2022

Slaves were brutally branded in ancient Egypt, research shows

Slaves in ancient Egypt were given the same treatment as livestock, studies show.

Jewish community won't 'get pass' on 'anti-blackness,' slavery - US politician

"The Jewish community will not get a pass on their long history of anti-blackness, from their role in slavery to anti-Black American hate, to hatred towards black Jews," said Gregg Marcel Dixon.

Knesset passes law to combat human trafficking

The Justice Ministry's plan will give the Israeli government the tools to combat human trafficking, the ministry said.

Do not confuse the Jewish story with white privilege - opinion

The writer's grandfather suffered through Auschwitz after watching his family be murdered in the gas chambers.

UN expert concludes 'forced labor' has taken place in Xinjiang

China rejects all accusations of abuse of Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups in the western Xinjiang region, denying claims of forced labor.

By REUTERS
18/08/2022
Calculating taxes

Passover: The end of financial slavery - opinion

The beauty of freedom is that you are in control. Stop making excuses, get to work and use your newfound “freedom” to get on the path of financial independence.

By AARON KATSMAN
21/04/2022
Passover Charoset

Passover: Why is haroset sweet?

Slavery reminds us of work intended to belittle and wound. The haroset, however, hints at the truth that work is also a way of sweetening life.

20/04/2022

Where is our slave-free Passover chocolate? - opinion

Spoiler alert: your chocolate-covered matzah is about to taste bitter because it is made from cocoa harvested by children in slavery. 

By YOSEF ISRAEL ABRAMOWITZ , RAZ FROGEL
19/04/2022
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