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Sunday, February 14 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Why 'Black Lives Matter' Matters to Us; or Race, Poverty, and Jews

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This workshop will explore why poverty and racism are important issues for all Jews, what our history and tradition has to say about our obligation to fight these injustices, and the role that the Jewish community can play and is playing on these issues currently. Participants will leave this session with a deeper understanding of what Jewish tradition has to say about poverty and racism, and a sense of how they might individually engage in these issues.

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Miriam Liebman

Miriam Liebman, a native Detroiter, graduated from the University of Michigan where she earned a degree in Middle East and North African Studies. She spent a semester at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Miriam was an AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps member in New Orleans where she worked as an Outreach Assistant at the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center. In Detroit, Miriam worked as a community organizer with low-income... Read More →


Sunday February 14, 2016 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Westover

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