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Sunday, February 14 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Many Cultures, One Tradition

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Jewish communities have existed all over the world yet we often hear only about the European Jewish experience. The Jewish Multiracial Network invites you to learn about communities in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean and the context under which they thrived or struggled.
We will explore concepts of Jewish identity through themes like practice, halakha, tradition, assimilation, and persecution.

Finally, we will turn the tables and discuss our home communities and modern meanings of diversity.

Presenters
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Deborah Vishnevsky

Growing up Latina, Eastern European and Jewish in Brooklyn, Debbie Vishnevsky always knew she was different from her peers, but it turns out hers was far from a singular experience. Her Jewish identity formation was marked with cultural NY experience as well as racism, love, vegetarianism, a year working at Hillel and an adult bat mitzvah. Debbie is a long time member of the Jewish Multiracial Network and an organizer of Shir Hamaalot... Read More →


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

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