Temple Beth Sholom invites you to the 18th Annual CSP One Month Scholar with Prof. Marc Dollinger.
January 3, 2019– January 27, 2019 at TBS
Come engage in new and surprising insights into the American Jewish experience. From our beginnings in colonial America to contemporary debates over Jewish identity, we will reframe the lessons you learned growing up as we explore new perspectives in American Jewish life.
Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at San Francisco State University. He is an author and an expert in the fields of Jews and American politics, American Zionism and California Jews. A past president of both the Jewish Community High School of the Bay and Brandeis Hillel Day School, Marc serves as academic vice president of Lehrhaus Judaica as well as trustee of URJ Camp Newman and the Bay Area Jewish Healing Center. He sits on the California advisory committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, was named 2008 Volunteer of the Year by the SF Jewish Community Federation, and was awarded the San Francisco JCRC’s 2015 Courageous Leader award for his work against the BDS movement.
“Civil Rights and Social Justice” The Untold Story of American Jews in the 1960s. A journey from the consensus politics of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the conflict-centered era of Black Power and ethnic nationalism. Discover the impetus (and limits) of Jewish involvement in civil rights and then travel through the tumultuous 1960s to learn the hidden reasons for a magnificent rebirth of Jewish identity and Jewish life in America.
Prof. Marc Dollinger will be in Orange County from January 3-27, 2019 as the CSP’s 18th Annual One Month Scholar. Come engage in new and surprising insights into the American Jewish experience. From our beginnings in colonial America to contemporary debates over Jewish identity, we will reframe the lessons you learned growing up, as we explore new perspectives in American Jewish life.
Celebrating its 18th year, the Orange County Jewish Community Scholar Program shares the joy of Judaism, builds community, and celebrates our Jewish heritage with a rich adult education program and unique family experiences. For more information about CSP, please call 949.682.4040 or visit www.occsp.org