Program advanced multi-ethnic community relations

On Monday evening February 8, in honor of Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month, Jewish Federation, Monmouth Reform Temple, and Axelrod Performing Arts Center partnered to present “Shared Legacies” by Menemsha Films. The film reflects on the crucial historical lessons from Black-Jewish cooperation in the Civil Rights Movement and is meant to inform and inspire us in combating hate today. Following the screening, leaders from the Jewish and Black communities in the heart of NJ came together for a community-wide panel discussion.

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