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July 2020
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They Ain’t Ready for Me | Virtual Screening

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual, Your Own Home! PA United States + Google Map

This screening is part of our SHARED STORIES: THE INTERSECTION OF BLACK AND JEWISH EXPERIENCES IN AMERICA series (Every Monday night, July 13 - August 3) In THEY AIN'T READY FOR ME, we meet Tamar Manasseh, founder of MASK (Mothers Against Senseless Killings). A mother and rabbinical student who dreams of becoming a rabbi some day, she is not only emerging as an important voice within Chicago's black community but on her way to becoming a national symbol of what…

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Shared Legacies | Virtual Screening

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual, Your Own Home! PA United States + Google Map

This screening is part of our SHARED STORIES: THE INTERSECTION OF BLACK AND JEWISH EXPERIENCES IN AMERICA series (Every Monday night, July 13 - August 3) This essential and edifying documentary chronicles the history of the Black-Jewish alliance in America. Revisiting critical points in history when Black and Jewish Americans faced hardships due to segregation and racism, the film begins with the founding of the NAACP in 1909 - when Jews, Gentiles, and Black Americans initiated a "new abolitionist movement"…

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Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent | Virtual Screening

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual, Your Own Home! PA United States + Google Map

This screening is part of our SHARED STORIES: THE INTERSECTION OF BLACK AND JEWISH EXPERIENCES IN AMERICA series (Every Monday night, July 13 - August 3) Rabbi Joachim Prinz once cautioned that "America must not become a nation of onlookers. America must not remain silent." Has his pronouncement ever been more relevant, more timely, than in present-day America? After being expelled from Berlin in 1937, Prinz immigrated to the United States where he witnessed the widespread racism against African-Americans. As…

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August 2020
$10

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me | Virtual Screening

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual, Your Own Home! PA United States + Google Map

This screening is part of our SHARED STORIES: THE INTERSECTION OF BLACK AND JEWISH EXPERIENCES IN AMERICA series (Every Monday night, July 13 - August 3) Getting beyond his affiliation with the Rat Pack, director Samuel D. Pollard's intimate portrait of Sammy Davis, Jr. paints a vivid picture of a child prodigy, world-class entertainer, and civil rights activist. Having achieved stardom during a period of American history fraught with racial barriers, the effervescent, tap-dancing icon struggled against prejudice and frequently…

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