Are you confused and hurting about what happened in Pittsburgh? Are you thinking about how those events and people's reactions fit into larger systems of oppression? Are you wondering about how anti-semitism is connected to white supremacy and the Occupation in Israel/Palestine?
In this workshop, we will explore these questions in a supportive community as well as actions we can take moving forward. Join us in reflecting and discussing. Dinner will be provided.
This event is intended for self-identified young Jews, though all are welcome. It is being hosted by IfNotNow Boston.
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Despite the persistent stereotypes that cast Muslim women as passive and voiceless, the historical record and contemporary contexts attest to a very different reality. In this lecture, we will dive into the rich trove of Muslim women's history, ancient and modern, to explore the many spheres of women's leadership. From towering women figures in the domain of religion, to major civilizational achievements lead by women philanthropists, to the multiple contexts wherein Muslim women have become heads of state and major global actors and activists, we will ask: What factors...
Last Shabbat, we witnessed the deadliest act of anti-Semitism in North American history — the attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. This Shabbat, we are responding with our greatest show of solidarity. A continental Solidarity Shabbat with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh.
At synagogues, community centers and homes across North America, we will be gathering together in prayer, compassion and unity — as one people. And as the Federation Movement. From Toronto to Tampa....