Ted Brownstein, Race Unity in the Torah, Feb. 2

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2025, 1 p.m. Eastern

Race unity is one of the spiritual verities deeply embedded in all Abrahamic Faiths. This presentation explores select passages in Jewish tradition that have a bearing on the inherent equality of all the families of the ground. Included are selections from Torah, Talmud, Midrash, and the Bahá’í Writings that advocate equity, as well as an exploration of “Old Testament” verses that have been misused by White Nationalists to promote racism. For a non-Jewish audience, the presentation will include a brief explanation of terms and overview of Jewish literature: Torah, Tanakh, Talmud, Midrash, etc.

Ted Brownstein

Ted Brownstein is a Jewish-Baha’i living in Lake Worth, Florida with his wife, Chris. He holds a Master’s Degree in Biblical Hebrew from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He teaches various seminars and courses on Christian, Muslim and Bahá’í topics at Magdalene Carney Bahá’í Institute and has developed and taught classes for the Wilmette Institute on Judaism, Christianity, and the Bible. He was the co-founder of Lake Worth Interfaith Network in 2005 and currently serves on its Board of Directors and as Treasurer. He has served as an Ambassador for the Parliament of the World’s Religions, 2015 – 2021. He is the author of four books.


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