Join Dr. Ma’asehyahu Isra-Ul for a talk about his Public Humanities Fellowship project, which will mark the first Black Judaic Heritage Center Community Event of 2024.

This Black Judaic Heritage Exhibition will explore the influence of Marcus Garvey’s philosophy on Black Judaic/Jewish groups in Virginia. The exhibition highlights these groups’ unique perspective on religion and identity by documenting their historical context through video and photograph.

With this project, Dr. Isra-Ul addresses the need for a comprehensive understanding of the historical development of Black Judaic organizations in Virginia, sheds light on the impact of Garveyism, and contributes to preserving and interpreting Virginia’s history and the broader historical community.

Poster describing the Black Judaic Heritage Center Exhibition, "Through the Spectacles of Ethiopia"

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