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Saturday, February 13 • 9:45pm - 11:00pm
Tsadiks and Socialists

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Jewish immigrants were instrumental in the labor struggles at the turn of the 20th century, a force that has been termed the Jewish Labor Movement. Conventional wisdom understands this labor struggle to be secular in nature—even anti-religious. But is that true? In text and song, Rabbi Michael Rothbaum and Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell will lead an exploration of the religious character of the Jewish Labor Movement.

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Michael Rothbaum

Rabbi Mike Rothbaum is the Bay Area Regional Council Co-Chair for Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, and serves as the Director of Youth and Family Education of Congregation Beth El in Berkeley. He has been extensively involved with faith-based social justice organizations, and has spoken and taught widely at conferences and rallies, from Moishe House to the House of Representatives. His writing and speaking has been featured in... Read More →
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Anthony Russell

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell works as a Jewish educator in SF Bay Area, in addition to his work as a performing artist specializing in the repertoire of Sidor Belarsky (1898-1975), one of the twentieth century’s most prolific performers of chazzanut, Chassidic piyut, and Yiddish song. In his unique explorations of Jewish and African-American diaspora culture, Anthony's work is inspired simultaneously by the sounds of tradition and a... Read More →


Saturday February 13, 2016 9:45pm - 11:00pm
Willow

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