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Sunday, June 28 • 1:20pm - 2:30pm
Ferguson/Fargesn: Racism, Jewishness, and the Struggle for Criminal Justice Reform

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For perhaps the first time, many Americans are coming to terms with the racial disparities embedded deep within our nation's criminal justice system.  Is this a Jewish issue?  Why and how?  Join us as we explore Jewish approaches to this critical American moment, both from textual and historical standpoints.  

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Michael Rothbaum

Rabbi Mike Rothbaum is the Bay Area Regional Council Co-Chair for Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, and serves as the Director of Youth and Family Education of Congregation Beth El in Berkeley. He has been extensively involved with faith-based social justice organizations, and has spoken and taught widely at conferences and rallies, from Moishe House to the House of Representatives. His writing and speaking has been featured in... Read More →

Sunday June 28, 2015 1:20pm - 2:30pm
Sonoma Valley SC2083