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Proclaim Liberty! – Parashat B’har–B’hukkotai by Rabbi Annie Tucker

A story is told about Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev whose task it was each Passover to supervise the bakeries throughout his town. In addition to overseeing the kashrut of the matzah, he was much concerned with the treatment of the store’s employees, many of whom were women and children. One year, observing that they were being exploited, forced to labor from early morning until late at night under terrible working conditions, he approached the bakery owner. “Our enemies used to cause great consternation among our people,” he said, “with rumors charging that we use the blood of Christian children to make our matzah. Continue reading

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