18 | Oct
2017
18 | Oct
2017

panel discussion

Germans, Jews, and Sex

A century before landmark victories on same-sex marriage in the U.S. andGermany, Magnus Legendary author and sex-therapistRuth Westheimer joins historiansRobert Beachy (Yonsei International University) and Atina Grossmann (Cooper Union) to discuss the legacy of German-Jewish reformers in advancing the scientific study of sexuality and advancing gay rights. Co-presented with the Goethe-Institut New York.

Part of the series: German-Jewish History in the Now: The Contemporary Relevance of German-Jewish History

Made possible by Abraham Lowenthal, in memory of his parents, Rabbi Eric I. Lowenthal and Mrs. Suzanne S. Lowenthal. With additional support from Robert Rifkind and Elliot Sander.

Presented by: the Leo Baeck Institute

panel discussion