JFREJ's Juneteenth Seder @ Jews for Racial and Economic Justice [JFREJ], New York [14 June]

JFREJ's Juneteenth Seder

17:30 - 20:30

 Facebook event page
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice [JFREJ]
330 7th Ave, New York, New York 10001
This spring, JFREJ is focusing on Black power and liberation, and strategies for investing in the future of Black people, very much including Black Jews of Color. We started by Counting the Omer with the Vision For Black Lives platform. Next, we will be holding a Shavuot for Black Lives. And finally, we will come together as a community, in all our multi-racial, multi-ethnic splendor, for our first-ever Juneteenth Seder! More details to come.

Juneteenth is the annual commemoration of the emancipation of Africans and African-Americans from slavery. It was first celebrated on June 19th, 1865 when news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally made its way to Galveston, Texas. Since then, Juneteenth has become a y...early tradition in many Black communities across the United States.

The Juneteenth Seder will be a vibrant community event led by Jews of Color, other members of the JFREJ community, and special guests. With art, music, food, and ritual we will celebrate Black liberation, lift up those who are fighting for freedom today, and wrestle with our shared responsibility to invest in Black community-building and leadership.

The event will be family-friendly. For accessibility questions, email [email protected]

To volunteer or help plan the event, sign-up here: jfrej.org/juneteenthvolunteer/

**** To get your free ticket: eventbrite.com/e/juneteenth-community-event-tickets-44597211460 ****
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

The most anticipated events in New York :

BEST BBQ Beach party at La Marina
La Marina NYC
New York / New Jersey | Water Lantern Festival
Liberty State Park
Backstreet Boys - Free Concert in NYC
SummerStage NYC
Horseback Riding in Central Park
Central Park
Nights at 230 Fifth Rooftop
230 Fifth: Best Heated Rooftop Bar/Club/Restaurant In NYC
MetLife Stadium
$15 Saturday Night Party Cruise
Pier 40 Hornblower Cruise
End Family Separation NYC Rally and March
Foley Square
Shakira at the Madison Square Garden, NYC
The Garden
The most popular events in your news feed!