You are here

Israeli Black Panthers' Struggle for Human Rights

Reuven Abergel

The Israeli Black Panthers, founded in 1971, was one of the first movements in Israel fighting for social justice for Jews from Arab and Muslim countries (also known as Mizrahi Jews). On March 22 co-founder and former leader of the Israeli Black Panthers, Reuven Abergel, will give a talk entitled "Darkness in the Holy Land: The Israeli Black Panthers’ Struggle for Human Rights and Against Racism," at 5 p.m. The talk will be in Hebrew with English translation provided by Itamar Haritan, a Cornell University graduate student in anthropology and Jewish Studies who has worked with Abergel for many years. The public is invited to attend virtually via Zoom. To register go here. This event is sponsored by Cornell University's Jewish Studies Program, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Migrations Initiative, Africana Studies & Research Center, Critical Ottoman & Post-Ottomantudies and with generous support of the Hope and Eli Hurowitz Fund.

Time and Place
March 22, 2022, 5:00 pm
Zoom Presentation - see registration info above