The week before Thanksgiving, I participated in Rabbi Josh Whinston’s “Let Our Families Go!” caravan to Tornillo, TX, to witness and protest the detention camp there. Since my return, everyone has been asking about the trip.
“How was it?”
“What did you do?”
All perfectly natural questions, straightforward, to be expected, even. And yet, I have struggled to respond sincerely.
I imagine people want to hear how inspiring it was, how powerful and moving it was to walk across the bridge into Mexico, to sing with 200 people outside the fences of the camp, to stand in the front lines as... Read More