Sign In Forgot Password

Cultivating Anti-Racism / Dismantling White Supremacy

Hillel said:
“If I am not for myself, who will be for me? I
f I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” 

It is written in Pirkei Avot:
“You are not obligated to complete the work,
but neither are you free to desist from it.”

To join the BK-Anti-Racism mailing list
send an email to

Year-long events to study Repair, open to all:

Cultivating Anti-Racism Course
November 2, December 14, 2022
January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, 2023 

Once a month on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm.
Registration is required.
Click here for more info and registration.

Adult Bet Midrash
Drop-in. No registration required.
October 29, 2022, and January 28, April 29, 2023 - A series of explorations of Jewish teachings to understand repair and reparations, co-taught by Rabbi Ariann.

February 25, 2023 - Text study of the Reconstructing Judaism Reparations Resolution with Lazora Jordan and Craig Levine, two members of the drafting committee.

Kaplan Minyan: Indigenous rights in New Jersey
November 19, 2022
Shabbat before Thanksgiving: guest speaker Claire Garland, the Director of the Sand Hill Indian Historical Association, member of the NJ Historical Commission and the NJ Commission on American Indian Affairs, on Indigenous rights in New Jersey.

Movie Nights
November 30, 2022 - Wednesday after Thanksgiving, 7:30 pm: Movie and discussion of Dawnland, a documentary about cultural survival and stolen children.

January 18 and March 22, 2023 - Movies TBD

Talk by Reverend Dr. Timothy Adkins-Jones
January 7, 2023
Shabbat morning: talk by Reverend Dr. Timothy Adkins-Jones, Pastor of the historic Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey.

Tikkun Olam Shabbat: Racial Justice Shabbat
January 14, 2023
Shabbat morning of Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend: tikkun olam Shabbat related to racial justice.

Mon, March 27 2023 5 Nisan 5783