Jewish Journal

Slaves then, slaves now: a Passover story from Congo

Janice Kamenir-Reznik

March 26, 2014 | 11:13 am

A mine in Eastern Congo. Photo credit: Janice Kamenir-Reznik.

A couple of years ago, I found myself in a gold mine in a remote town in Eastern Congo the week before Passover. It was a horrific sight to see. Young children dressed in rags stood on... read on

  • The growing anti-genocide movement translates “Never Again” into action

    by Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis and Dr. Varun Soni

    March 19, 2014 | 12:18 pm

    In April 1945, just a few days after their liberation, survivors of Buchenwald are famously reported to have constructed handmade signs that said “Never Again”, posting the words throughout the concentration camp. Since that time, these two words have become shorthand for our... read on