Sarah Barasch-Hagans

Sarah Barasch-Hagans is a second-year rabbinical student who is from St. Louis. Before moving to Philadelphia to begin her studies at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Sarah lived in New Orleans, where she was a founding member of Jews Pursuing Justice. In addition to interning for, she is the rabbinic intern for T'ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights on its campaign to end mass incarceration. Sarah is married to Graie Barasch-Hagans, an education justice activist and fellow St. Louisan

Sarah Barasch-Hagans

Life and Action

Afterthoughts: Making Memory Matter after the Ferguson Weekend of Resistance & Sukkot

As I chanted along with the leaders, “We young, we strong, we marching all night long,” I remembered that remembering is holy, but only if the remembering leads us to a better reality….. And in that moment I knew that the fight will take a long time, but that it is built on love, and that is why it will win.

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