Online History Course: Jewish Women, Race, and Ethnicity in America
Hosted By: Jewish Women's Archive
The intersection of Judaism and race in America has always been complex, and Jews of all backgrounds have been active in both creating and resisting these designations. Join us for this four-session course exploring how Jewish women have experienced and understood some of these racial and ethnic groupings from the early nineteenth century through today.
March 4: Multiracial Jews in the Early United States, with Laura Arnold Leibman
March 11: Latina Jews in the United States, with Laura Limonic
March 18: Sephardic Women in America, with Devi Mays
March 25: Black Jewish Women in Contemporary America, with Tema Smith
Tema Smith is a diversity advocate, writer, and Jewish community builder. She is currently the Director of Professional Development at 18Doors (formerly InterfaithFamily). She is also a contributing columnist at The Forward whose writing has been published in MyJewishLearning, The Globe and Mail, and the Canadian Jewish News.
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