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Sunday, January 20 • 10:15am - 11:30am
Understanding Jewishness & Whiteness

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“Are Jews White?” What do people mean when they ask that question, what does it assume, and what is it missing? This workshop will develop our understanding of Whiteness & White Supremacy by addressing the complexities of Jewish identities and experiences in the US - empowering us to be more effective learners and collaborators in multi-racial, multi-cultural spaces. We’ll build a common language, learn historical context and new ways of thinking, and practice having courageous conversations about ourselves and our communities. We invite Jews of all racial identities to bring their experiences to this multi-generational community discussion.

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Cecily Kaplan

Cecily Kaplan is a member of Temple Beth Am and works for the Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA). Cecily has been on a personal journey of understanding racism and what it means to be White. Her journey has prompted her to prioritize anti-racist learning, participate in an intergenerational... Read More →

Sunday January 20, 2019 10:15am - 11:30am PST