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Sunday, January 20 • 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Dr. King and the Jews

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Why do we celebrate the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a national holiday? We will revisit tales of his life & cause, along with accounts of the rabbis, attorneys & Jewish communities who supported, advised & marched in the streets with him [Rabbi Heschel foremost]. Dr. King was far more radical & impatient than the placid image of him we see today. We will also study the Biblical models for his civil disobedience, Shifra & Puah.

Speakers
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Jon Wolf

Community organizer & adult Jewish educator, YASHAR: the institute for Jewish Activism
Jonathan Wolf was a founder of CAJE and is executive director of YASHAR, the Institute for Jewish Activism. He served as chair of Orthodox Jews for Obama, as Social Policy Director of the Synagogue Council of America, and as Jewish community liaison to Cesar Chavez and the United... Read More →


Sunday January 20, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm PST
R106C