Monday, June 22, 2020

FROM THE FORWARD: ONLINE DISCUSSIONS

The Forward Book Club
Wednesday, June 24, @ 3 p.m. ET

Join our virtual book club, led by Rachel Fishman Feddersen, publisher & CEO; Chana Pollack, archivist; and Talya Zax, deputy culture editor. This month we're reading James McBride's The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute To His White Mother. Read the modern classic that Oprah.com calls one of the best memoirs of a generation. We also ask that you purchase the book from a black-owned bookstore if possible.

To join, please email bookclub@forward.com. You can also join our Facebook group to continue the conversation between meetings.

The Constitution in Crisis
Wednesday, June 24, @ 9 p.m. ET

In the latest installment of the America at a Crossroads series, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, UC Berkeley School of Law, and Dean Jennifer Mnookin, UCLA School of Law, join in a conversation moderated by Henry Weinstein, Professor, UC Irvine School of Law, and former legal reporter, LA Times.

Register here.

A Jewish Conversation for Pride Month
Tuesday, June 30, @ 12:30 p.m. ET

Fifty years after the first Pride march, this year's celebration is different. Social-distancing has canceled many parades, and celebrations are mainly online. The Supreme Court just ruled that LGBTQ people are protected from employment discrimination. And the issue of inclusion has perhaps never been a higher priority in Jewish circles. On June's last day, Jodi Rudoren, the Forward's Editor-in-Chief, will moderate a conversation with key thought leaders.

Register here.

This talk will be recorded and sent to registrants.

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