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JTS Livestream at TI

"Anti-Semitism in America: How Did We Get Here and How Can We Move Forward?"

On Tuesday, December 11 at 7:15 PM, Tifereth Israel will host a livestream of the Gerson D. Cohen Memorial Lecture at the Jewish Theological Seminary: "Anti-Semitism in America: How Did We Get Here and How Can We Move Forward?"  http://www.jtsa.edu/anti-semitism

Ira Forman, TI member and former U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, will facilitate the TI portion of the event. 7:15 TI introduction, 7:30 JTS lecture, 8:30 TI discussion

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. With:

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