skip to content
Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


A Symposium on Antisemitism

Event details
Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Jewish Federation of San Antonio
Date Tue, Jun 28, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Duration   2h

Join the Jewish Community Relations Council and Jewish Federation of San Antonio for a timely discussion about the recent wave of antisemitism in our community and across the country. They have gathered a panel of experts from the field: including the Anti-Defamation League, law enforcement, campus leaders, academics, and more. They invite you to spend the evening learning with them.

This in-person event is free and open to the community.

Register here.

In partnership with: Anti-Defamation League, Hillel San Antonio, Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio, Southwest Texas Fusion Center

Keynote Speaker
Why now? Understanding the Rise in Antisemitic and Extremist Activity
Mark Toubin, Regional Director, ADL Southwest
San Antonio native Mark Toubin serves as ADL’s Southwest Regional Director. He joined ADL, a leading anti-hate organization, in November of 2019 after a career in law, politics and non-profit. After working as a litigator, Mark joined the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) as its Southwest Regional Director. Between AIPAC and ADL, Mark operated a consulting practice focused on strategic communication, government affairs, non-profit, and politics.

Following the keynote speaker, there will be two 30-minute breakout session time slots. Please register for ONE speaker per session.

First Breakout Sessions
Dr. Roger Barnes, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of the Incarnate Word
Antisemitic Propaganda: From the Holocaust to Today

Dena Marks, Senior Associate Director ADL Southwest
Hate on Your Doorstep: Hate Fliers in Your Neighborhood

Natalie Steiner, Director of Hillel San Antonio
Anti-Zionism: The New wave of Antisemitism on Campus

Second Breakout Sessions
Rabbi Chaim Block
, Senior Rabbi at Chabad Center for Jewish Life & Learning
How Judaism Makes Us Resilient

Officer Brandon Cancino and Sergeant Benjamin Flores, San Antonio Police Department Southwest Texas Fusion Center
Suspicious Activity and Threats: Securing Our Community

Lisa Stone, Goldensohn Fellow, ADL Southwest
Words to Action: How to Respond to Antisemitism

Repeats? No
Export   Add to my calendar

 Back To Full Calendar