Red Tomatoes: Freedom From Slavery Includes Fair Food

Slavery is a modern concern in the Southwest Florida tomato fields. As we celebrate our freedom this Passover, may we join the struggle against exploitative labor.

Several weeks ago, students at our Martin J. Gottlieb Day School at the Jacksonville Jewish Center welcomed over 70 migrant farm workers for breakfast. While the middle school students participate in weekly mitzvah projects and regularly volunteer in soup kitchens and food banks, this was not an...