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Saturday, February 15 • 5:15pm - 6:15pm
What Makes This Jew Different From All Other Jews? Race, Difference, and Safety in Jewish Spaces

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We are a people of questions, but perhaps certain types of questions directed at certain kinds of people diminish the safety of all of us. A modern liberal idea? MaNishtana thinks not; he explains that checking people at the door is not something we Jews can or should recognise as ‘traditional’. Join him for some personal and political reflections on the joys and challenges of being a Jew of colour in the 21st century.

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MaNishtana is a writer, playwright, speaker, novelist, and rabbi, whose work takes prejudice, bias, and ignorance head on with a humorous and often irreverent voice that shatters the misconceptions of Orthodox Judaism, American Jewish racial identity, and African-American religious... Read More →

Saturday February 15, 2020 5:15pm - 6:15pm EST