Tag Archive "slaves"

Still of María Valverde in Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

Exodus: Gods and Kings: A Jewish Perspective

The story of the Exodus is one of the greatest stories ever told. Even without knowledge of the rich traditions and historical events surrounding the Exodus, the events of that time shaped the future of ...

The Underground Railroad & Oakville

From 1820 to 1865, the Underground Railroad secretly transported thousands of fugitive slaves who traveled from the southern U.S. across the border to freedom in Canada. For many escaped African Americans, Oakville harbour was their ...

Passover Reflection: A Jewish Perspective

At this time of year, Jewish families around the world gather to celebrate Passover by having a Seder (which means order).  This celebration has its roots in the Bible which calls for a seven day ...