Mar. 25, 2018
Across the globe, the Jewish people are preparing to celebrate Passover, which commemorates our exodus out of Egypt. According to the Passover Hagaddah, “In each generation, every individual is obliged to feel as though he or she personally came out of Egypt.” As we remember the plight of the Jewish slaves in ancient Egypt, who witnessed a horrific genocide against Jewish baby boys, it is also important to recall the tragic predicament of another Middle Eastern people, the Yezidis, who are still being brutally repressed by ISIS to date.
As we speak, over 3,000 Yezidi women and girls are enslaved by ISIS families despite the fall of the Caliphate.