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Robeson’s Jewish connection
October 6, 2019 , 8:00 pm
Rutgers University’s Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life will present “Paul Robeson, ‘Negro-Jewish’ Unity, and the ‘Jewish People’s Movement’ in the 1940s: Legacy and Challenges” on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m. at Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick.
Four leading historians will explore Robeson’s connections to the Jewish community, left-wing political movements, and the Soviet Union in the 1940s at the Raoul Wallenberg Annual Program, funded by Leon and Toby Cooperman. The program is cosponsored by the Paul Robeson Centennial Celebration at Rutgers.
RSVP at BildnerCenter.Rutgers.edu or contact rsvpBildner@sas.rutgers.edu.