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JTS Livestream Discussion: Antisemitism in America

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3 Tevet 5779

7:15 PM - 9:15 PM

Livestream from the Jewish Theological Seminary, with introduction and discussion at TI
Sponsored by Gevarim

Gerson D. Cohen Memorial Lecture
What explains the persistence of anti-Semitism through the ages - even here, today, in the United States? Our noted experts will explore anti-Semitism's historical and theological origins and trace its changing nature over time. They will also discuss efforts to counter its pernicious effects and enhance intercultural and interreligious understanding.

Speakers (JTS)
Dr. Mary C. Boys, Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Dean, and Skinner and McAlpin Professor of Practical Theology, Union Theological Seminary; pioneer in Jewish-Christian relations
Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Provost, and Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History, The Jewish Theological Seminary.

Introduction and discussion (TI)
Ira Forman, Senior Fellow at the Center for Jewish Civilization, School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University; Senior Advisor, Human Rights First; and Senior Fellow, Moment Magazine. From May 2013-January 2017, he was the US State Department's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.

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