Religions and Spirituality

Documentary and Celebration of Rabbi Joachim Prinz, Faith Leader and Civil Rights Activist, Sept. 17 at Temple Sholom

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Temple Sholom's new building in Scotch Plains nears completion. Credits: Temple Sholom
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Joachim Prinz was a prominent Newark rabbi, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany, and a Civil Rights activist, who was an organizer of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington.  Rabbi Prinz marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as an ally.

On Sunday, Sept. 17, Social Justice Matters, Inc., in partnership with R Squared Productions and Temple Sholom (1925 Lake Ave., Scotch Plains), will screen “I Shall Not be Silent,” a documentary film about Rabbi Prinz. A workshop that will synthesize the content of the film will follow. Participants will be led through a social identity education process to identify and explore each of their own multiple social identities. The concept of being an ally will be explored. The group will then begin to consider how each individual can work for social justice, inspired by the example of Rabbi Prinz.

A limited number of seats are available, free of charge, to community members who would like to attend the film and workshop. Please register by emailing lsm@socialjusticematters, or by pasting this link into your browser: http://evite.me/5kXhJvsEHr

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Date: Sunday, Sept.17, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Location: Temple Sholom, 1925 Lake Ave., Scotch Plains

Agenda:
3:00 - 4:00 - Screening of Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent a film that depicts the development of Rabbi Prinz’s complex social identity.
4:00 - 4:30 – Refreshments
4:30 - 6:00  “Neighbors” Workshop

R Squared Productions developed this workshop in collaboration with Dr. Khyati Joshi, an expert on social justice education and Professor of Education at Fairleigh Dickinson University. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Rachel Fisher, a producer of the film.

Seating is limited. Please bring your RSVP confirmation as your ticket to the event.​

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