Tag: freedom

  • Slavery in the Modern Age

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on April 14, 2016 | Share

    The Exodus is one of the seminal biblical stories, and represents the approach of Passover. Themes of escape from slavery, freedom, justice and regained peace are heavily depicted in artistic imagery and discussion. But while the topic slavery has become viewed as archaic, 21st century slavery still has its talons in millions of people worldwide. It might look different,…

  • Bravery & Joy – Purim!

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on March 14, 2016 | Share

    Purim is a time for celebration. A time for throwing away cares and focusing on freedom. While many Jewish holidays are often commemorating somber reasons, Purim is a victory. That makes it all the more special. The festivities aren’t forgotten here at the J. We host a Young Professionals Hamentaschen bake, the children of the Early Childhood School join…