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Jews of Color with Dr. Laura Leibman (on Zoom)

November 30, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Temple Beth AbrahamÕs Adult Education and JEDI (Justice, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion) Committees Present:Jews of Color with Dr. Laura Leibman
Thursday, November 30, 7:30pm on Zoom
Today multiracial Jews comprise up to 10-25% of Jewish population in parts of the United States, with nearly 87,000 nonwhite, Hispanic, or multiracial Jewish households in the New York area alone. Most people tend to think of multiracial as a fairly recent phenomenon, but in this talk Professor Leibman reveals the early history of multiracial Jews in the United States and Caribbean and explains how their stories got lost in common tellings of Jewish American
Laura Arnold Leibman is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College, Vice President of Program (AJS), and the author of The Art of the Jewish Family: A History of Women in Early New York in Five Objects (Bard Graduate Center, 2020), Once We Were Slaves (Oxford UP, 2021) and, Jews Across the Americas 1492-present: A Sourcebook, co-edited with Adriana Brodsky which was released September 2023 from NYU Press.
To register: bit.ly/JewsOfColor-TBA


November 30, 2023
7:30 pm
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Temple Beth Abraham
25 Leroy Avenue
Tarrytown, NY 10591 United States
(914) 631-9661


Adult Ed.
J.E.D.I. Council