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Forging Ahead: Civil Rights Stories & Song

January 13, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

This is the second of a 2-part series that will share civil rights stories from Birmingham’s past, with a special focus on Jewish involvement.  We will honor, through stories and song, the civil rights era, with an eye to the challenges of the future.


“From Seeds of Discord to Seeds of Change: The Attempted Bombing of Temple Beth-El and the Murder of 4 Little Girls”

Featuring: UAB Professor of History Pam Sterne King, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, Former Birmingham Mayor Richard Arrington, Rabbi Barry Leff, and “Soul Daughter” musician Neshama Carlebach

Havdala Service, Address, Musical Performance Starring Neshama Carlebach, Dessert Reception


All events are free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

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For more information, contact Temple Beth-El, 205.933.2740 or email events@templebeth-el.net


Program Support Generously Provided By:

The Rita C. Kimerling Family Fund
The Steiner Interfaith Fund and the Joan & Milton Jacobson Cultural Arts Fund, both of the Grafman Endowment Fund for Temple Emanu-El
The Alabama Holocaust Education Center
The Birmingham Jewish Foundation
Sirote & Permutt, PC, Lawyers and Staff
The Suzanne and Howard Bearman Education Fund of the Temple Beth-El Foundation
Southern Jewish Life Magazine
Temple Beth-El Men’s Club and Sisterhood
Temple Emanu-El Brotherhood and Sisterhood


January 13, 2018
6:30 am - 9:00 pm


Temple Beth-El
2179 Highland Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35205 United States
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