Join Congregation Or Ha Lev (Jewish Renewal) for the Next Episode of the Racial Justice Learning Circle

Congregation Or Ha Lev (a Jewish Renewal community) will hold its next Racial Justice Learning Circle (RJLC) discussion will be Sunday, July 11, at 10:30 a.m.

The topic will be the 1921 Tulsa Oklahoma Race Massacre.

To prepare for this discussion, please see the resources below:

VIDEO – 6 minutes – The Origins of Greenwood / “Negro Wall Street” (History Channel) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyrHcgwMIeA&t=1s

VIDEO – 44 minutes – Story of Tulsa Massacre (CBS) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptbuPdkI434

ARTICLE – New York Times interactive article on what the Tulsa Race Massacre destroyed. https://www.nytimes.com/…/us/tulsa-race-massacre.html…

PODCAST 38 minutes – Story of the Newspaper owner in Greenwood. The New Yorker Radio Hour.
https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/tnyradiohour/segments/newspaperman-who-championed-black-tulsa-seg?fbclid=IwAR1S877AvUuXzCkU4cUgo9fAR0KV2Azyc3X0Ctbzf_dM9cyfxuVYiJ3lwgs

Looking Ahead

The next RJLC discussion dates (Sundays, 10:30 a.m.) are:

July 11: Discuss the Tulsa Race Massacre

August 1: Hear from two black college age students: their challenges and hopes for the future. 

September and October: dates to be announced. We will be discussing Isabel Wilkerson’s book Caste.  

For those of you who will not be reading the book, we will send out videos shortly, to watch as preparation. Sections to be covered during these two months:

September: Sections 2 and 3

October: Sections 3 and 4

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