Slavery in Mamaroneck Township

October 24, 2021, 10:00 am

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It struck us that in learning about, and acknowledging that the very streets we walk in our community are named for slaveholders and that real human beings, with names and birthdates and stories, served these people, How is it that we did not know?” And how do we as a Jewish community in suburban Westchester fit into the story past and present concerning Racial Justice? WJC will build greater awareness regarding Racial Justice issues come Sunday, October 24 at 10:00am. when all members are invited to a congregational breakfast. Coffee, lox and bagels, fruit and cake will nourish us as we listen to the founders of REALM (Recognizing Enslaved Africans of Larchmont Mamaroneck,) provide us with the opportunity to learn about the often omitted history of Slavery that existed here in Mamaroneck Township. We, as Jews, are a people whose own history makes us who we are, and we value its importance. It is perhaps our obligation to rectify an omission of history endured by enslaved people. They may well have walked by the very place where our synagogue sits today. This program has been organized by SOJAC with help from a UJA Federation grant. Mark your calendar for a remarkable morning This event is for the ENTIRE WJC Community, family, and friends.

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