Thoughtful Thursdays, Stayed on Freedom’s Call page 36, and Operation Understanding in DC

Inspiring Critical Thinking and Community via Books, Lessons, and Story

     It is crucial that we each help our society to become more fully inclusive for all of us today, and to come and work together, for all of us.  This organization, nicknamed for another famous organization, did good work some years ago.

     I believe that attention to shared histories, as in DC, may provide part of an answer.  I started a note about that, a few years ago, in my book Stayed on Freedom’s Call:

 

” …   profile of Jewish people of color, such as the recently crowned Ethiopian Miss Israel.

Another organization based on similar programs in other cities was Operation Understanding (OU).  OU DC brings together Black and Jewish young people in Washington, DC, and endeavors to promote understanding of each culture by the other. In similar vein, the Community Cooperation walking tours of Black-Jewish Washington, DC were being offered by a recent endeavor…

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