Come hear the co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Joseph J. Levin, Jr. speak at Temple Isaiah. Mr. Levin will begin with a brief history of the work of SPLC and then devote time to the current landscape of hate crimes, anti-Semitism, and the ongoing pursuit of justice on behalf of vulnerable communities.
Self-identified Jews of Color, multi-racial Jews, Mizrachim, and Sephardim are invited and encouraged to come together for a community-building Shabbat hosted by Bend the Arc. Please come with a willingness to reflect on individual and shared identities.
The hard-fought 2016 presidential campaign laid bare a national divide on a wide range of policy concerns and has energized a dangerous segment of our populace whose hateful rhetoric advanced from the margins to the mainstream. We’ll discuss the connections and distinctions between racism and anti-Semitism, as well as the Jewish community’s responsibility to fight for racial justice.
Join thousands of people from across California to resist the attacks on our beloved communities coming from the new regime in Washington, DC.