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“The Right and the Left Yell at Us, So We Must Be Doing Something Right”

Lila Corwin Berman, Temple

March 7, 2018 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EST · 101 McCormick

Program in American Studies

‘The Right and the Left Yell at Us, So We Must Be Doing Something Right’: The Depoliticization of American Jewish Politics and Philanthropy.

Lila Corwin Berman, Professor of History at Temple University shows how American religious and philanthropic institutions took their shape from state policies intended to narrow the terrain of political expression by rewarding with legal and financial power those groups that professed a clear division between the political and the not political.

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