You Shall Not Go Empty: Wrestling with Reparations as Reconstructionists, Sunday, June 6th, 2021, 10 am - 11:30 am


Sunday, June 6, 2021, 10:00 am

Co-sponsored by Congregation Ner Shalom of Cotati and the Or Zarua Reconstructionist Havurah of the East Bay

For the past 31 years a bill has annually been introduced to Congress calling for a study of slavery and its lingering effects as well as recommendations for appropriate remedies. That bill, H.R. 40, has never made it to the House floor for discussion. In this class, we will employ a Reconstructionist approach to explore classical Jewish texts to see what a Jewish case for reparations might look like, and what our role as American Jews can be in the struggle for racial justice at this unprecedented moment in American history. 

Rabbi Micah Geurin Weiss will facilitate this session; he is the Assistant Director of Thriving Communities and Tikkun Olam Specialist at Reconstructing Judaism. Use this link to register and view advance readings.


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