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Sunday, March 20 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
"You Don't Look Jewish": Racial Diversity in American Jewish Communities

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“You don’t look Jewish…”  What does this phrase mean?  Why do we still use it?  How does the idea of “looking” Jewish create invisible, unspoken boundaries for the Jewish community?  There have always been Jewish people of color, and there have always been tensions, joys and opportunities in the confrontation with that reality.  This interactive panel discussion will give space for an honest and open conversation about racial diversity in our community.    

 

Moderators
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Ethan Linden

Ethan Linden has been the rabbi at Shir Chadash Congregation since the summer of 2009. He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2007 and spent two years as the Assistant Director of Camp Ramah in New England. Ethan graduated from Cornell University in 1999 with a degree... Read More →

Speakers
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Marian Moore

Marian D. Moore is employed by Leidos, Inc. at Entergy Services as a computer analyst. She has been a member of Congregation Temple Sinai for approximately thirty years where she recently served as sisterhood president for two years and on the board for four years. Her poetry has... Read More →
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Cheryl Timmins

As a single parent, Cheryl Timmins adopted her now 14-year-old daughter, Nola, from China when she was 15 months old. Nola is from a tiny village in central China, where she was abandoned on the steps of a government building when she was 2 weeks old.  She was taken to an orphanage... Read More →
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Anamaria Villamarin-Lupin

Professionally, Anamaria Villamarin-Lupin is a licensed clinical social worker.who has been the coordinator of social and mental health services for the Broadmoor Improvement Association’s Education Corridor since 2010 and is now the Wellness Director and Clinical Supervisor... Read More →


Sunday March 20, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Lavin-Bernick Center -- Room 203 Tulane University, 201 Boggs, New Orleans, LA 70118