The Second Annual Symposium on Race and Judaism

The Second Annual Symposium on Race and Juaism: Race in Contemporary Jewish Life 9:30 am-5:30 pm Paley Library Lecture Hall The symposium program includes guest lectures by: Edith Bruder of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at University of London and author of The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity (2008); John L. Jackson, The Richard Perry University Associate Professor of Communication and Anthropology at The University of Pennsylvania; Avishai Mekonen, journalist and filmmaker; and Shari Rothfarb, Associate Professor at the City University of New York and filmmaker. Rothfarb and Mekonen will screen and discuss their film 400 Miles to Freedom. The symposium is sponsored by Temple’s Jewish Studies Program, the Center for Afro-Jewish Studies, the Religion Department and the Feinstone Center for American Jewish History.

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