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Jews, Race, and Religion

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Racism is one of the most pressing ethical challenges of our time. This site provides resources for studying race and racism through the prism of Jewish experience. It accompanies a lecture series co-sponsored by the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Leading scholars in Jewish Studies, Critical Race Studies, and Religious Studies share cutting-edge research that deepens the conversation about race, racism and anti-racism in contemporary society, both American and Jewish.

Scroll down to find recorded lectures, introductory materials and resources on the eleven topics our lecturers explore. For a guide to starting your own discussion group, click here.