About this Event
Film screening and panel discussion: Featuring Rachel Fisher, University of Rochester alumna and film producer; Conā S.M. Marshall, PhD, Assistant Professor of American Religions; Department of Religion and Classics, University of Rochester; and Daan Braveman, alumnus of the University of Rochester and University of Pennsylvania Law School, civil rights lawyer, former Dean of Syracuse Law School, and past President of Nazareth College. Moderated by Marianne Kupin-Lisbin, doctoral candidate in the department of history at the University of Rochester.
The event is co-sponsored by the University of Rochester's Center for Jewish Studies, Department of History, Frederick Douglass Institute, and Hillel at the University of Rochester.
Rabbi Joachim Prinz was a German-Jewish rabbi refugee who spoke at the 1963 March on Washington as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. Rachel Fisher's film tells his story, from his activism on behalf of Jews in 1930s Nazi Germany through his dramatic speech at the March on Washington.
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