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From Swastika to Jim Crow: An Important Chapter in Black-Jewish Relations
February 24 , 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
In honor of Black History Month, American Jewish Committee presents Dr. Lillie Edwards, Professor Emerita of History and African-American Studies at Drew University, and Steven Fischler and Joel Sucher, co-producers of the 2000 documentary “From Swastika to Jim Crow,” to discuss the little-known story of German-Jewish refugees, who, expelled from their homeland by Hitler and the Nazis, found new lives and careers at historically Black colleges and universities in the American South. Register here.