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Lecture 9: "Funny - You Don't Look Jewish!"

This session will explore the intersections of race, religion, and Jewish identity in the context of mixed race families in contemporary U.S. society.  We will talk about the research we did for our book, JewAsian, in addition to connections we see between this work and current demographic trends

Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt

Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt

Helen Kim and Noah Leavitt are co-authors of JewAsian: Race, Religion and Identity for America’s Newest Jews (University of Nebraska Press, 2016).  Helen is Professor of Sociology at Whitman College and currently serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.  Noah is a Research Associate of Sociology at Whitman College and currently serves as the Director of Student Engagement.

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