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October 01st 2015:Blacks, Jews and Social Justice: An Inside Look into Seth Limmer, an Activist Rabbi!

In 1965 three civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama were met by violence including two deaths. Public outrage helped fuel passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Since then we’ve seen a dramatic erosion to voting rights and an explosion of anger about the disproportionate use of police violence against Blacks. To commemorate earlier marches and to highlight continued injustice, the NAACP organized a 1000-mile march this summer from Selma to DC. This time there was support from all kinds of groups. In the mix was a Torah, the holy book of the Jews, which was carried the whole ma

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Rabbi Seth Limmer

Rabbi Limmer was born in Rochester, NY, and received a B.A. cum laude in Philosophy from Cornell University. In 1999, Rabbi Limmer received a Master of Arts in Hebrew Literature from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, where he was ordained a rabbi in 2000. Today, Rabbi Limmer serves as Senior Rabbi of Chicago Sinai Congregation, where he works hard to demonstrate that Judaism is strengthened when it is in close and powerful connection with its non-Jewish neighbors. Rabbi Limmer constantly works with fellow clergy and other faith institutions to come together in friendship and community on the issues and opportunities that unite human beings, regardless of their religion.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio 26/10/2017 03:00 26/10/2017 04:00 Inner Revolutionary Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio In 1965 three civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama were met by violence including two deaths. Public outrage helped fuel passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Since then we’ve seen a dramatic erosion to voting rights and an explosion of anger about the disproportionate use of police violence against Blacks. To commemorate earlier marches and to highlight continued injustice, the NAACP organized a 1000-mile march this summer from Selma to DC. This time there was support from all kinds of groups. In the mix was a Torah, the holy book of the Jews, which was carried the whole march by rabbis, Jews and non-Jews alike. Who are Reform Jews, why did they bring the Torah and what spurs their passion? Hear an interview with Rabbi Seth Limmer, who sparked Reform rabbis to march and who originated the idea of carrying the Torah. Who is he, what else are Reform Jews doing and why? Also watch Blacks, Jews & Justice, our video about Seth on Inner Revolutionary TV, VoiceAmerica.TV. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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