Anti-Racism Campaign Webinar Presenters


Uri L’Tzedek Anti-Racism Campaign Webinar Presenters

These are our webinar presenters. Please check back often as we update this page with more specific details, dates and presentation information.

 

January

Rabbi Shais Rishon
Kehillat Ir Chadash
Rabbi
Date: Tuesday, January 28th 2020 4pm EST
Topic: “Is Racism a Problem in the Orthodox Community?
My Experience as an African American Rabbi”

 

February


Elad Nehorai
Torah Trumps Hate
Executive Director
Date: Thursday, February 13th 2020 7pm EST
Topic: “How to Combat Racism in the Orthodox Community in the age of Trump”

March

Rabbi Yonosan Perry
Rabbi

Date: March 16th at 5pm EST
Topic: “Disciples of Aaron: Addressing racism through the lens of Halacha and Jewish tradition”

April

 


Rabbi David Jaffe
Founder and Principal
The Kirva Institute
Date: TBD
Topic: “Using Mussar as a Strategy to Engage in the Complexities of Racism”

May


Rabbi Micha Odenheimer
Tevel b’Tzedek
Founder
Date: TBD
Topic: “Racism in the Global Age: Interactions between Jews and non-Jews in Developing Countries”

 

June


Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy
The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
Teacher and Director of the Social Justice Track
Date: TBD
Topic: Unity and Uniformity in the Observant Israeli world–the Kesim, Rav Sharon Shalom and Rav Ovadia

September


Yavilah McCoy
Dimensions
CEO and Executive Director
Date: TBD
Topic: “Policies against Racism in the Jewish Institutional World.”

December


Ilana Kaufman
Jews of Color Field Building Initiative
Director
Date: December 9th, 2020 1 PM EST
Topic: TBD

Other Teachers


Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
Founder and President
Uri L’Tzedek

Eddie Chavez Calderon
Campaign Organizer
Uri L’Tzedek

Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein
Rabbi-in Residence
Hazon

Anti-Racism Pledge
Resources
Rav Shmuly on racism in 2020