From Awareness to Action: Confronting Antisemitism at Home and Abroad
|Date||Thu, Jan 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm|
In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join Dr. Robert Williams, Deputy Director for International Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for a discussion about how current conspiracy theories and tropes fuel antisemitism domestically and internationally, as well as how and why Holocaust education is one of many ways to combat it. Dr. Williams sits on the steering committee of the Global Task Force on Holocaust Distortion, and served for four years as chair of the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
This event is organized by the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College and is co-sponsored by the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College; the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center in White Plains; the Holocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance & Education at Rockland Community College; the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County; the Wagner College Holocaust Center; the Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey; the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University; the Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Yeshiva University; and the Center for Social Justice and Human Understanding at Suffolk County Community College.
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