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Amplifying Voices series continues with Tamar Manasseh in discussion with Tucson J’s Todd Rockoff

Taman Manasseh, a rabbinical student, will be featured in the Amplifying Voices series on Nov. 8. (Photo courtesy Tucson Jewish Community Center)

The Amplifying Voices series, an in-depth opportunity to explore the intersectional relationship between the Black and Jewish communities, will continue with Tamar Manasseh, an African American rabbinical student who is leading the fight against senseless killings on the south side of Chicago. Manasseh will be in discussion with Todd Rockoff, Tucson Jewish Community Center president and CEO, on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. via Zoom webinar. A ticket to this program includes a link to view the film “They Ain’t Ready for Me” in advance of the Sunday session. The documentary showcases Manasseh’s story. The film viewing window will open at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4, and be available through 1 p.m. on Nov. 6.

To register for the program, visit A sliding price scale is available. The Zoom webinar link will be sent out two days before the program and again on the morning of the program.

The Nov. 8 program is the second of six sessions for the Amplifying Voices series, which is presented in partnership between the Tucson J, Safety Respect and Equity Network, Arizona Center for Judaic Studies at University of Arizona, UA Hillel Foundation, Dunbar Pavilion, Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, and the Sam Levite JCC in Birmingham. Participants may sign up for the entire series, or the sessions that most interest them.

For more information, contact Jennifer Selco, director of Jewish Life + Learning at the J, at