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Our People are Your People: American Jews and the Struggle for Civil Rights with Professor Stephen Berk

Apr 07 2021, 7:45PM to 9:00PM in the Online / Live Stream.
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In his final lecture of the 2020-2021 series, Prof. Stephen Berk will describe the relationships and connections between the Civil Rights movement and the Jewish community in the 1950s and 1960s, and discuss the implications of these historical connections to our current moment of racial justice.

In keeping with current Public Health and physical distancing recommendations, this program will be offered via Zoom. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the link information. You can do so by clicking this link:

Dr. Stephen Berk is the Henry and Sally Schaffer Professor of Holocaust and Jewish studies at Union College in Schenectady, New York. He is the former Chair of the Department of History, Director of the Program in Russia and East European Studies and helps advise the Hillel organization at Union.

Professor Berk is considered an absolutely superb lecturer and teacher. His lectures are outstanding and he is in high demand as a guest speaker. He is always informative, interesting and entertaining. He is widely known for his expertise on the Holocaust, Russia, the Middle East and a variety of Jewish subjects. 

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Suggested $10 donation for the Beth Tzedec Member Relief Fund
The Sam & Sarah Kerzner and Joseph Kerzner Holocaust Memorial Institute
  • Visiting Scholar Prof. Stephen Berk
  • University & Grad Students
  • Seniors
  • Adults
  • Young Professionals
  • Weekday Learning