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2020 Jewish Conference on Racial Equity

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2020 Virtual Jewish Conference on Racial Equity

Join the St. Louis Jewish community for powerful, facilitated discussions on race, racism, and bias. As one community, we will listen, learn, and take steps towards refuah-healing. Rabbis from across the region will be joined by nationally-recognized speakers and local leaders.

Conference sessions will take place on Sundays from 10:00-11:30 AM CDT on October 18th, October 25th, November 1st, November 8th, and November 15th.

The sessions will be recorded and available if you are unable to join the conversation live. 

All participants will receive a package in the mail containing interactive conference materials.

Speakers Will Include:

  • Yavilah McCoy - CEO, Dimensions - Jewish Diversity and Inclusion Consulting Group
  • Dr. Koach Baruch Frazier - Reconstructionist Rabbinical Student, Activist
  • Tariro Nussinov - PhD Candidate, USC, Educational Psychology
  • Dr. Marc Dollinger - Author, Black Power, Jewish Politics
  • Shahanna McKinney-Baldon - Director, Edot Midwest Regional Jewish Diversity Collaborative

Conference Sponsors

  • ADL Heartland
  • B'nai Amoona Congregation
  • Central Reform Congregation
  • Congregation Temple Israel
  • Cultural Leadership
  • Edot: The Midwest Regional Jewish Diversity Collaborative
  • Holocaust Museum and Learning Center
  • Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis
  • Jewish Federation of St. Louis
  • MaTovu
  • Nishmah
  • United Hebrew Congregation

With Immense Thanks to Our Planning Committee

  • Tony Westbrook, Chair
  • Patty Croughan
  • Barbara Hoffman
  • Felice Joyce
  • Nancy Litz
  • Nancy Lisker
  • Monique Parasam-Levy
  • Al Rose
  • Susan Roth
  • Karen Sher
  • Rabbi Lane Steinger
  • The JCRC is a beneficiary organization of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis

    The JCRC is a beneficiary organization of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis

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