Common History, Common Destiny: the Jewish and African American Experience of Slavery and Liberation through the Prism of Passover

March 29, 2021 Free 0

Jews and African Americans are the only two people who share a common history of slavery, both with significant Biblical connections.  How did black slaves in America gain inspiration from the redemption of the Jewish people? Was the common experience of being slaves what drove Jews to stand with blacks in America during the Civil Rights era? How is Passover a cornerstone of a shared future between Jews and African Americans? 

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Monday, March 29, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm