The lowest point of the Jewish calendar, the day of mourning known as Tisha B’av, commemorating destruction of the Temples and other calamities, calls us:
“Let us search and try our ways, and return to the LORD” (Lamentations 3:40).
As we move on from this day, through the season of repentance and beyond, I invite Jews — and others interested — to join me in an effort to “search and try our ways,” looking closely at the ways in which race has formed our lives and the life of this country so that we might build something new.
Here is my beginning, with resources and background —
Trouble to See #1: Expelling Creases from the Fold
Trouble to See #2: Beyond Central Casting
Trouble to See #3: Beyond the Romance
Trouble to See #4: Peeling Back Some Tricky Layers
Trouble to See Related Resources