What you make of liberation, that is the trick. Can you, unshackled, set someone else free?
– from “exodus and after” by Cynthia Greenberg.
I just attended my first Passover Seder. For those, like me, who are new to this tradition, Seder is a gathering of remembrance of the Jewish story of liberation from slavery. I’m 50. One is not supposed to be a racial justice advocate attending his first Seder at 50!
I did once “observe” a Seder in Portland, Oregon circa 1991. It took place on the anniversary of the murder of an Ethiopian man named Mulugeta Seraw … Read more “My First Seder”