- There are an estimated 21-36 million slaves in the world today
- Slavery is repugnant to all faith communities, writes Maurice Middleberg
- "Communities of faith must continue to lead a shared effort to end slavery once and for all," he says
Maurice Middleberg is executive director of Free the Slaves, which has launched The Passover Project. Passover is an eight-day Jewish holiday that begins at sundown on Friday April 22. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Slavery -- turning human beings into property used up for profit -- is a heinous offense repugnant to all faith communities.