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April 2021

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America – Virtual Book Talk with Richard Rothstein and Lila Corwin Berman

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual Program, 1360 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Listen in as Richard Rothstein and Lila Corwin Berman discuss contemporary racial segregation across the United States. The panelists will dig into the history of public housing projects, suburbanization, and the actions of the federal housing administration and then interrogate the racial segregation and income gap in America today as a byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state and federal levels. Touching on the negative effects of these policies on African Americans and the United States as a…

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A Virtual Tapestry Tour with Ted Comet

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Program, 1360 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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free

Ted Comet explores the five larger-than-life tapestries woven by his late wife Shoshana as she reflected on her experience during the Holocaust. Shoshana’s family barely escaped the Nazis as they fled from Belgium to Portugal. The tapestries show the horrors she and others suffered during those years, something she kept hidden inside until she found art as an outlet to tell her story. Each tapestry is a testament to the power of the mind to turn trauma into creativity and…

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May 2021

Virtual Tour of the Buenos Aires AMIA

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Program, 1360 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$10

The hub of Jewish life in Argentina is the AMIA – Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina. Located in Buenos Aires, the AMIA or Jewish Community Center was established in 1894 to foster Jewish culture, traditions, activities and to ensure the continuity of Jewish values. It is also the site of the devastating 1994 bombing, Argentina’s deadliest terrorist attack to date. Join Anita Weinstein, Director of Centro de Documentación e Información sobre Judaísmo Argentino ‘Marc Turkow’, as she discusses the physical and…

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