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Free class: The Scourge of Plagues and Anti-Semitism
April 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Jews have lived through plagues before including the the Black Death. During that difficult time the Jewish people experienced an increase in age old Jew hatred. Today, as we are living through our own plague anti-Semitism is rearing its ugly head. Looking through history you will learn about various plagues and the scapegoating of the Jewish communities leading to increased anti-Semitism and the Jewish response. Then we will grapple with how to respond to anti-Semitism arising during COVID-19.