Juneteenth by the Forward

WATCH NOW June 19: A Jewish conversation about Juneteenth

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Rabbi Sandra Lawson, a chaplain at Elon University in North Carolina, and Tema Smith, a contributing columnist at The Forward, will talk with Editor-in-Chief Jodi Rudoren, about the holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, and how Jews are — and should and could be — marking it this year.

This is part of our series, “#ForwardFocus: Talks in Trying Times,” in which Forward editors are moderating weekly talks with Jewish leaders working to build community through this crisis.


A Jewish conversation about Juneteenth

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