In Focus: Jane Brailove Rutkoff
Patterson, Mary Jo, Humanities
IT WAS A COLD MARCH EVENING IN 2003 AND JANE BRAILOVE RUTKOFF, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE New Jersey Council for the Humanities, was heading home from a screening of a film the council funded shortly after 9/11 that examined anti-Muslim sentiment in Jersey Crty. The city is home to many ethnic groups, including a sizable number of Muslims.
After the screening, a lively public discussion had riveted the packed auditorium on the city's waterfront, just across the Hudson River from the ruins of the World Trade Center.
As she drove home, Rutkoff pondered the cross-cultural understanding produced by the night's events. She was exhilarated. ? tell you, my tires did not touch the …
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