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38th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Kabbalat Shabbat Services


January 20    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Please join us for a service honoring the life, work and vision of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., with keynote address by Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway. Featuring The JC Ecumenical Community Singers directed by Gail Blache-Gill and other musical guests and participation by guest clergy, elected officials and our children.

Jonathan Holloway, a U.S. historian, took office as the 21st president of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, on July 1, 2020. He also serves as a University Professor and Distinguished Professor.

Prior to accepting the presidency of Rutgers, Dr. Holloway was provost of Northwestern University from 2017 to 2020 and a member of the faculty of Yale University from 1999 to 2017. At Yale, he served as Dean of Yale College and the Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies.

President Holloway’s scholarly work specializes in post-emancipation U.S. history with a focus on social and intellectual history.

Available to view via livestream over YouTube from our sanctuary here.

*Note special 7:30pm start

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