Passover Reflection 2014

Worker Justice and Ethical Kashrut by Rabbi Bonnie Margulis  Once it happened, as Passover neared, that Rabbi Israel Salanter (founder of the Jewish Musar (ethics) Movement) came to a matzah factory to judge its fitness to receive a kosher certificate.  Without that certificate, the matzah factory would be out of…

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Thinking about Passover 2013

As long-time ICWJ supporter Karen Shevet Dinah  prepared for Passover this year, she offered these words to inspire us to action in the year to come.  Karen is a retired  member of  AFSCME Local 65. This is the time of year when my calendar reminds me that soon ,I and…

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Reflections from Spring Seder

By Ann McNeary, AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison Thank you for the opportunity to speak this evening.  A seder is a new experience for me and I appreciate the chance to participate. The Cup of Elijah – which symbolizes future redemption – is a good indicator of the current struggle going…

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