Explore identity and activism through stories of Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights Movement with Rabbi Elana Zelony, Beri Schwitzer, and Temple Beth El's (Midland-Odessa) Rabbi Jordan Parr. Investigate the motivations and experiences of American Jewish activists, models for civil disobedience and community organizing, and unpack the complex relationship between Jews, African Americans, and social justice activism.                

Price of the trip:
$475 for Members of Beth Torah
$600 for Non-Members of Beth Torah
(Transportation between Dallas to Birmingham, AL not included.)
Cost includes:                  
  • Museum Tours including Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Footprints to Freedom Tour, National Voting Rights Museum, Slavery and Civil War Museum, Brown Chapel AME Church, and Edmund Pettus Bridge 
  • Special spiritual reflections and engaging historical discussions with Rabbi Zelony, Rabbi Parr and Beri Schwitzer  
  • Individual workbook and participant journal  
  • Optional Davening with Rabbi Zelony and Rabbi Parr                                   
  • Lodging in Birmingham (4 nights, Sunday - Thursday; double occupancy)
  • Daily breakfast at hotel
  • Transportation within Alabama
  • Special Havdalah Wine and Cheese at Beth Torah, Saturday evening, March 9th

Trip is recommended for adults and families with teens (age 12 and up).

For more information, contact
(972)234-1542 (224)