Living the Legacy - Keyword: Anti-Semitism
Assess Jewish attitudes towards Affirmative Action as an example of how individuals and communities try to manage competing priorities.
Analyze how underlying rifts in the relationship between African Americans and Jews brought these groups into more overt conflict in the late 1960s, with a focus on the Ocean Hill-Brownsville school crisis and a poetry slam activity.
Explore and interrogate the identification between Jews and African-Americans against the backdrop of the Passover seder.
Assume the roles of Southern Jews participating in a Temple board meeting on whether or not to support Northern Jewish activists staging a protest in town.
Examine the rich tradition of Jewish radical politics and its repression in the McCarthy era, focusing on the history of Jewish radicalism in the entertainment industry and the Hollywood blacklists of the 1940s and 1950s.