Monday, March 4, 4:00- 5:45pm

Session 1: Historical Intersections of Black/Jewish Relations
Chair: Nancy Sinkoff,
Professor of Jewish Studies and History, Rutgers University NB

“The Ghost of Judah P. Benjamin: The Patron Saint of the Jewish Lost Cause”
David Weinfeld, Rowan University

“Jews as Historians of the Black American Experience”
Jonathan Karp, SUNY Binghamton

"Word of Witness: Hans Massaquoi, the Power of Memoir, and Tools for Black-Jewish Allyship"
Emanuela Kucik, Associate Professor of English Literatures and Writing and Africana Studies, Muhlenberg College

Rachel Devlin, Professor of History, Rutgers University NB

Public Program


Not Quite White in Fiction and Film: Laura Z. Hobson's Gentleman's Agreement and Nella Larsen's Passing 

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