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Arizona Jewish Historical Society, Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center
122 E Culver St, Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Screening of documentary Strange Fruit followed by facilitated discussion about racial relations between African-Americans and the Jewish community.
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council, the Bureau of Jewish Education, ASU Project Humanities, and the Arizona Jewish Historical Society.
Strange Fruit is a song performed by many African American musicians, most famously Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, and was written by a Jewish teacher, Abeel Meropol, protesting American racism and the lynching of African Americans.