Slavery

Kowtowing to Louis Farrakhan.

Charles Jacobs
Aug. 20 2019 12:01AM

An antidote to current debates.

Nov. 16 2017 12:01AM

It now has a small but flourishing Jewish community.

Gail Dubov
Aug. 2 2017 12:01AM

And fought the slave trade.

March 18 2016 12:01AM

The death of God is greatly exaggerated.

Kate Bachelder
Dec. 28 2015 12:01AM

The admonition against oppressing the stranger, which opens this week’s Torah portion, is a far from obvious response to the Israelites’ experience of enslavement in Egypt.

Shai Held
Jan. 24 2014 12:00AM

The film Twelve Years a Slave uncritically accepts its protagonist’s assertion that the Bible legitimized the enslavement of African Americans. The truth is more. . .

James Mumford
Dec. 23 2013 12:00AM

The Nation of Islam is still propagating the canard that Jews dominated the slave trade, but its view has lost traction in the African-American community.

Batya Ungar-Sargon
Aug. 6 2013 12:00AM

By serving in the military and in many other ways, American Jews had an extraordinary opportunity to play out their lives as individuals, to the. . .

Jonathan Karp
July 26 2013 12:00AM