By Sharon Brous
Racial justice and the path to redemption: A conversation with Bryan Stevenson and Rabbi Sharon Brous
After many years of following Bryan Stevenson’s writing and work, I met him a few years ago when he came to speak with some folks in L.A. about his newest project, the Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. As the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative,…
Two minutes and 53 seconds that scream ‘black lives matter’
Two Minutes 53 Seconds that Scream: Black Lives Matter Rabbi Sharon Brous The divine revelation at Sinai came amidst thunder, lightning and blasts of the shofar. But our Rabbis imagined that just before the Holy One spoke, there was a great, unifying, collective silence throughout all the world. No bird chirped, the angels did not…
It’s Not Enough To Call Out Netanyahu’s Ban On Omar And Tlaib. Oppose The Racism That Led To It.
Somewhat surprisingly, in the immediate aftermath of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s denial of congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib’s requested entry to Israel, criticism and condemnation came from Jewish organizational leaders and rabbis across the political spectrum. While Rep. Tlaib was ultimately granted conditional permission to visit her family in Palestine on a humanitarian visa, which…
Is The Muslim Ban The First Step To Genocide?
The decision by the Supreme Court to uphold the Muslim travel ban is devastating and shameful. It will not only harm those Muslims seeking refuge and/or reunification with their family in America, but it will also fuel a dangerous and very real animus toward Muslims who for generations have called America their home. A word…
Let’s Bet on Peace in Middle East — for Sake of Israel
(JTA) — John Kerry is not a naive man. I met him recently at a luncheon at Georgetown University with a small group of Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith leaders brought together to hear the secretary of state’s frank reflections on the peace process. While deeply aware of the complexities and obstacles to peace, Kerry…
Prominent law firm partners who made offensive comments about Jews and others resign
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