Date: Apr 30 - Apr 30, 2021
Time: 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
ChaiVillageLA: Calm & Creative Workshop with Julie Grass
Friday, April 30 | 1:30 p.m.
Julie Grass leads this workshop on using art to stay calm & creative.
Friday, April 30 | 7:00 p.m. - Following Shabbat Services
Date: May 02 - May 02, 2021
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Civics in the Synagogue: A Case for Reparations for the Black Community
Sunday, May 2 | 2:00 p.m.
Join Temple Isaiah for a conversation regarding reparations to the Black American community. Our panelists will address Jewish text regarding restitution and reparations, pending legislation for reparations, and the historic model of reparations paid to the Jewish community after the Holocaust. The discussion will also include ideas for the various forms that reparations for the Black community could take.
Rabbi Dara Frimmer
Congresswoman Karen Bass - Congressmember Bass serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs where she is the Chair of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights. She also serves on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, where she is active in working to craft sound criminal justice reform policies. Congressmember Bass served as the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus in 2019 and 2020. During her tenure, the Congressional Black Caucus worked with the Congressional Hispanic, Asian Pacific Islander, and Native American Caucuses to demand a targeted response to the COVID-19 pandemic and initiate a national needs assessment for communities of color. She also introduced the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act - the most transformative piece of policing legislation to ever pass in a chamber of Congress.
Professor Michael Bazyler, Chapman University Fowler School of Law - Professor of Law and The 1939 Society Scholar in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies. Professor Bazyler has held fellowships at Harvard Law School and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. In fall 2006, he was a Research Fellow at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem (The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority of Israel). Professor Bazyler is a leading authority on the use of American and European courts to redress genocide and other historical wrongs. He is the author of seven books and more than two dozen law review articles, book chapters and essays on subjects covering law and the Holocaust, restitution following genocide and other mass atrocities. His writings include Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law (Oxford University Press 2016), winner of the 2016 National Jewish Book Award, and co-author of Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (New York University Press 2014) with Frank M. Tuerkheimer, reviewed in the New York Review of Books. His book, Holocaust Justice: The Battle for Restitution in America’s Courts (New York University Press 2003), was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and reviewed in the Harvard Law Review, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times (London), and The Economist. In 2017, he was the lead author the Holocaust Immovable Property Restitution Study.