A Beth Tzedec Hot Topics! Presentation
Author Marra B. Gad joins Reb Steve in conversation about her book "The Colour of Love" and offers insights for Jewish communities looking to improve their welcoming stance to Jews of Colour. As conversations and activism around racial justice have become a prominent theme of the summer of 2020, Marra will help frame this movement in a Jewish community context.
Marra B. Gad was born in New York and raised in Chicago. She is an independent film and television producer and now calls Los Angeles home. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a master's degree in modern Jewish history from Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson University. Winner of the 2020 Midwest Book Award in Autobiography/Memoir, The Color of Love is an unforgettable memoir about a mixed-race Jewish woman who, after 15 years of estrangement from her racist great-aunt, helps bring her home when Alzheimer's strikes.
Sponsor: Sponsored in memory of Judi Kaufmann (z"l)