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Sunday, December 6 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Can Teaching about Religion in Public Schools Help Jews and Other Religious Minorities?

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Public schools nationally faced controversies in recent years over lessons on world religions. In her book, Faith Ed ., Linda K. Wertheimer addresses those uproars and shares how she experienced anti-Semitism and ostracism in an Ohio school. She will engage attendees in dialogue about the touchy topic of covering religions in school lesson plans.

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Linda K. Wertheimer

Author, FAITH ED, TEACHING ABOUT RELIGION IN AN AGE OF INTOLERANCE
Linda K. Wertheimer, a former education editor of The Boston Globe and veteran journalist, is the author of Faith Ed, Teaching About Religion In An Age of Intolerance, published in 2015 by Beacon Press. Linda, a 2014 nonfiction finalist in the Massachusetts Cultural Council artist... Read More →


Sunday December 6, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Leffell Conference Room Congregation Mishkan Tefila 300 Hammond Pond Pkwy Chestnut Hill, MA 02563

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