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Antisemitism & Other Hatreds with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

Sunday, July 12th, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Antisemitism & Other Hatreds: Populism, Anti-Globalism, and Polarization

"Antisemitism cannot be seen apart from other hatreds that span the globe. How are we to understand what it has in common with other prevalent hatreds of the 21st century and where it differs?"

Join us on Sunday, July 12th at 7:00pm Central as Dr. Michael Berenbaum shares with us some insights into this dark park of humanity.

There is so much anger, frustration, and hatred in the world today. Among the many issues in current events is a rise in Anti-semitism in the United States and around the world. While this type of hatred is not new, it is never easy to deal with, and often even harder to understand.

Dr. Berenbaum will take us on a journey of looking at antisemitism of the 21st century and connecting it with current events. Only through understanding hatred can we learn to control and combat it.

This event is FREE and open to the public! Please RSVP using the form below so we are able to get a sense of how many people will be in attendance.

About the Speaker

Dr. Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the historical development of films. He is the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust and a Professor of Jewish Studies at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles. He has served as Executive Editor of the Second Edition of the now classical Encyclopedia Judaica, which as awarded the Dartmouth Medal of the American Library Association for the outstanding reference publication of 2006. For three years, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation.

He was the Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum overseeing its creation and later directed its Research Institute. He has also developed museums in Macedonia and Poland, Mexico and in Philadelphia, Dallas and Skokie.

Dr. Berenbaum is the author and editor of twenty two books, scores of scholarly articles and hundreds of journalistic pieces.

In film, his work as Co-Producer of One Survivor Remembers: The Gerda Weissman Klein Story was recognized with an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and the Cable Ace Award. He was the historical consultant on The Shoah Foundation’s Documentary, The Last Days, which won an Academy Award for the best feature length documentary of 1998. He has been interviewed and a historical consultant for scores of films.

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