‘Juneteenth this year is a whole new ballgame’ — 9 Black Jews on the holiday of liberation

‘Juneteenth this year is a whole new ballgame’ — 9 Black Jews on the holiday of liberation

Inte, 06/23/2020

Juneteenth celebrates one of the most important events in American history: the end of slavery. June 19, 1865, was Galveston, Texas, finally freed its enslaved people — the last place in the United States to do so.

A Sephardic Lag B’Omer

A Sephardic Lag B’Omer

Samantha Cooper, Washington Jewish Week, 05/29/2019

Lag B’Omer, the 33rd day between Passover and Shavuot, is traditionally celebrated with bonfires, parades and weddings. But at Magen David Sephardic Congregation, the celebration is on the 34th day.