slavery

Masada and the Sabbath – The sanctity of freedom over slavery

Separation from sin, and separation from that which enslaves us. The Sabbath is the covenant between the individual and one’s God.

By SHAUL GOLDSTEIN
03/07/2020
"The Star Spangled Banner," which flew over Fort McHenry in the War of 1812, seen at the Smithsonian
'Star-Spangled Banner' should be replaced with 'Imagine': American author

The current US National Anthem contains lyrics written by a lawyer who owned slaves.

How this iconic Yiddish song became an anthem for Black Americans

Sandler's composition was adopted by various Jewish artists, but it wasn't until Black Jewish musician Willie “The Lion” Smith covered the song in the 1920s, that it became a widespread phenomenon.

By ARIELLA KAPLAN/JTA
22/06/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Sunrise, Florida, U.S., November 26, 2019
Trump faces backlash from African-American leaders on Tulsa rally

In 1921, Tulsa was the site of one of the country’s bloodiest outbreaks of racist violence, when white mobs attacked black citizens and businesses with guns and explosives dropped from airplanes.

By REUTERS
11/06/2020
Sister Vanaja Jasphine, 39, Yaoundé, holding her US State Department '2017 Hero Acting to End Modern
Fake history: how '1619' distorts the story of America's founding

The project's basic thesis is that the main reason for the US War of Independence was the American settlers’ determination to maintain the institution of slavery.

NGOs to present activist with award for fighting slavery in Mauritania

Mauritania has an estimated 500,000 slaves in the country – the highest rate of slavery in the world.

The facility where 50 enslaved women were reportedly held in Jerusalem
Aharon Ramati named as rabbi arrested for alleged enslavement of women

"They would put the girls' fingers into the fire to make them understand what hell is."

By LEON SVERDLOV
14/01/2020
A CHRISTMAS TREE stands at Mar Elias Church for the Christmas-Suta festival
China denies secret message in Christmas card from forced laborers

A charity card sold by British supermarket giant Tesco was found reading: "We are foreign prisoners in Shanghai Qingpu Prison China. Forced to work against our will."

By REUTERS
23/12/2019
South Korean former slave
Tesco suspends supplier after slave message found inside Christmas cards

The British supermarket has withdrawn the cards from sale while it investigates.

By REUTERS
23/12/2019
Slave nations: America and Israel in the age of technology

What good is the flourishing of a nation if it is constantly at political, partisan war?

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