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Month: February 2021

Celebrating Black History Month 2021

Celebrating Black History Month 2021

As Black History Month 2021 closes out, the Jewish people celebrate Purim, Feast of Lots, a joyous Jewish festival commemorating the survival of the Jews who, in the 5th century BC, were marked for death by their Persian rulers. I visited Israel in 2011. The history of Purim is found in the biblical Book of Esther. I have a special connection to what is known today as “The Esther Call.” During Black History Month, I personally remembered and celebrated the…

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