Chosenness is about carrying, internalizing, and claiming difference; being willing to stand up for what matters… Embracing chosenness means accepting a moral mandate to speak for and with those whose dignity has been denied.
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Trafficking, Through a Jewish Lens
October 1, 2008
Jodi Jacobson & Ruth Messinger offer a Jewish lens on trafficking. “Human trafficking places people in conditions of or akin to slavery. Trafficked persons are made vulnerable …because they already live in conditions of economic and social marginalization so desperate they are willing to believe promises made by traffickers of a better life elsewhere, irrespective of the lack of evidence for these promises or the trustworthiness of their source. … More »