On Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 10 am on Zoom, Neve Shalom and the Segal Family present the annual Israel & Shirley Segal Memorial Lecture. This year, Dr. Lila Corwin Berman, Director of the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History at Temple University will speak about Anti-Semitism in the “Golden Land”: Is America Different?
Lila Corwin Berman is the Murray Friedman Chair of American Jewish History at Temple University and the director of the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History. She is author of a forthcoming book titled, The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The History of a Multi-Billion Dollar Institution (Princeton, 2020). Berman has also written Speaking of Jews: Rabbis, Intellectuals, and the Creation of an American Public Identity (California, 2009), a finalist for the Jewish Book Council’s Sami Rohr Prize, and Metropolitan Jews: Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit (Chicago, 2015), with support from the National Endowment of the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. Her scholarly articles have appeared in several publications, including the American Historical Review, Journal of American History, AJS Review, Jewish Social Studies, American Jewish History, and Religion and American Culture. She has also written columns for the Washington Post, the Forward, and the Jewish Week.
Dr. Corwin Berman received her PhD from Yale University. She serves as the chair of the Academic Council of the American Jewish Historical Society and is a fellow of the American Academy of Jewish Research. She is also a co-founder of the Jewish Philanthropy Research Initiative.
Shirley & Israel Segal were active and well-admired members of our community for decades. Their family brings an outstanding presenter each year in their memory.
There is no fee and this year no refreshments.
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Sponsor: Congregation Neve Shalom