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Edie Friedman

Contributors

The Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE) is concerned with three main areas of activity: Anti-racist education; Black/Jewish dialogue; and asylum and refugee issues. The director of JCORE and the author ofMaking A Difference is Dr Edie Friedman. Dr Friedman was born in Chicago. She was a student in the 1960s when she was very much influenced by the civil rights and peace movements. She came to England to study and subsequently worked for Oxfam and a local community relations council. She started JCORE in 1976.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2003

Sunday, 9 March 2003

To mark the launch of their new education pack Making a Difference: Promoting Race Equality in Secondary Schools, Youth Groups and Adult Education - a Jewish Perspective, the Jewish Council for Racial Equality held a panel discussion at Jewish Book Week on the theme of ‘Making A Difference: Educating Jewish Children for Life in Multicultural Britain’.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.