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Social Justice & Action (Diversity & Inclusivity) [clear filter]
Sunday, November 17
 

12:50pm

Jews and the Labor Movement - What's Work Got to Do With It?
The connection between the Jewish communities and labor has always been important to the well-being of all communities and society. This workshop will share aspects of Jewish efforts within the Labor Movement's past, present, current initiatives, and thoughts and plans for the future of labor.

Speakers
avatar for Ari Fertig

Ari Fertig

Ari Fertig joined the Jewish Labor Committee in 2019. Before joining, he served as manager of university editorial relations, handling relationships with over 50 college and university member media teams and successfully pitching TCUS member articles to The Washington Post, Newsweek... Read More →
avatar for Amy Mazur

Amy Mazur

Amy Mazur is on the Board of the New England Jewish Labor Committee. Amy represents the Jewish Labor Committee as a supporting organization of the MA Coalition of Domestic Workers, and is a Committee Member of Hand in Hand. In her spare time, she works at Jewish Vocational Servic... Read More →


Sunday November 17, 2019 12:50pm - 1:50pm
G-11 384 Harvard Campus

3:10pm

Building a Movement for Justice for All: Challenging Anti-Semitism & White Nationalism
How do we face today's frightening rise in far-right antisemitism, and how do we combat it? We will learn about antisemitism in the white nationalist movement, and that voiced by right-wing politicians and media. We will hear from Jewish activists challenging antisemitism and organizing for justice for all.

Speakers
avatar for Ben Lorber

Ben Lorber

Ben Lorber works at Political Research Associates (PRA), a social justice think tank in Somerville, as a Research Analyst focusing on antisemitism and white nationalism. He lives in Jamaica Plain with his partner and two cats, attends Nehar Shalom, and is active in Kavod.
MA

Mimi Arbeit

Mimi Arbeit is a Jewish queer femme writer, teacher, researcher, and organizer who loves to dance. She moved back to Boston in 2018 from Charlottesville, Virginia where she connected with a broad array of local community members fighting white supremacy. She is active in Kavod.


Sunday November 17, 2019 3:10pm - 4:10pm
M-04 384 Harvard Campus