The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Freedom and Liberty
“We hold these truths to be self-evident…” are powerful words that send a chill down our backs. During Independence Day, we remember our nation’s fight for freedom that occurred long ago. This holiday allows us to reflect on the freedom that we personally possess and pushes us to realize that people all over the world lack many basic rights. Judaism teaches us that every fifty years, slaves would gain their freedom during the Jubilee Year. As Jews, we must remember that ancient call for freedom as we continue that call of liberty throughout the four corners of the world.
Jewish Texts and Values
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