“The Right and the Left Yell at Us, So We Must Be Doing Something Right”
Program in American Studies, Lila Corwin Berman McCormick 101
March 7, 2018 · 4:30 pm—6:00 pm · 101 McCormick
‘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.