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Black + Jewish

As part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Cleveland Hillel will host Black + Jewish, an event featuring Mayana Branigan.

The will be event held Friday, Jan. 27, from 12:30 to 2 p.m in the Geller Hillel Building.

Branigan will speak about her experience as a black Jew, as well as her family’s experience in Jewish and non-Jewish communities around the world.

“For as long as I can remember I have been bothered by the injustices of the world,” she said. “Growing up as an Israeli, American, black, Jewish woman in Israel has granted me a unique perspective and passion for social justice.”

She will lead a discussion surrounding these themes.

Learn more about the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration events.