All Events for AJC San Francisco

September 8, 2020
National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial and AJC CEO David Harris

The State of Black-Jewish Relations with David Harris and Marc Morial

Throughout our nation’s history, Blacks and Jews have worked, marched, bled, and even died together to expand civil rights and advance fundamental freedoms for all Americans. What is the state of this historic partnership and what are its prospects for the future? Join us for this very special event with National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial and AJC CEO David Harris, who will engage in a wide-ranging discussion that will provide unique insights on racial injustice in the U.S., the fight against antisemitism and all forms of hate, and today’s need for a strong Black-Jewish relationship.

Tuesday, September 8
12:00pm ET

September 9, 2020
AJC President Harriet Schleifer and Black Jewish man

Challenges and Opportunities of Being Black AND Jewish in America

Over the past few months, conversations about the challenges facing Black America have been omnipresent. Within the Jewish community, the conversations share many similarities. Join us to hear from leading voices from the Black-Jewish community, who are crucial in the fight against antisemitism, anti-Black racism, and strengthening diversity within the Jewish community.

Wednesday, September 9
12:00pm ET

September 10, 2020
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Bunche, and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

#BlackJewishUnity and Faith: Is the Spirit of King and Heschel Still Alive?

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel taught us through their role modeling that religious values demand social justice commitment. Has religious leadership sustained their example? What role do houses of worship and religious communities play in the future direction of Black-Jewish relations? What challenges need to be overcome on the path of progress?

Thursday, September 10
12:00pm ET