Zach Banner Hosts Mothers Day Dinner For Women Who Have Lost Children, Loved Ones To Gun Violence – CBS Pittsburgh

| May 12, 2021

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Tackle Zach Banner once again got involved to support the local community.

Integrating tough questions about the intersection of race, religion, and politics | Penn Today – Penn Today

| May 12, 2021

For the SNF Paideia Program course, Jews, Race, and Religion, Steven Weitzman, the Ella Darivoff Director of the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, designed curriculum and public lectures to address the overarching questions: What is the history of the category of race; how has religious identity been racialized; how do Jews fit into the racialized culture of the U.S.; and what is the history of how immigrants to the U.S. came to embrace whiteness in their self-understanding? In describing the impetus for taking on an ambitious topic, Weitzman, also a professor in Penns Religious Studies department, explains, The last two years have seen the most violent attack against a synagogue in American history, protests for racial equality across the country, and a resurgence of white nationalism.