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Sunday, June 9 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Jews of African lands

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Joshua Nelson talks about growing up as an African-American Jew and other Jewish communities of African descent – from Ethiopia and other places you might be surprised to hear about. This session offers a new look at issues of race, ethnicity and cultural identity. 

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Joshua Nelson

Joshua Nelson is the creator and Prince of Kosher Gospel. Growing up in a Black Hebrew synagogue in the US, he was surrounded by gospel and, during his youth, became a widely celebrated gospel singer. Nelson studied in Israel for two years and, upon his return, began to apply his Jewish learning to music, beginning what has been called 'a revolution in Jewish music' by combining Jewish liturgical lyrics with one of America’s best-known... Read More →

Sunday June 9, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Scientia Building Gallery 2

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