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Sukkot Symposium

Thursday, October 8, 2020 20 Tishrei 5781

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMZoom
How Are We To Speak of Antisemitism in a Time of Increasing Hatred, Coronavirus, Economic Anxiety and Increased Polarization?
Thursday, October 8 
7:00 p.m.
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Meeting ID: 835 5255 2861
Passcode: shalom

Guest Speaker Dr. Michael Berenbaum Michael Berenbaum 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. The author and editor of 20 books, he was also the Executive Editor of the Second Edition of the
Encyclopedia Judaica. He was Project Director overseeing the creation of the United States
Holocaust Memorial Museum and the first Director of its Research Institute and later served as President and CEO of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, which took the testimony of 52,000 Holocaust survivors in 32 languages and 57 countries. His work in film has won Emmy Awards and Academy Awards.

One aspect of the Sukkot festival is to gather together in Jewish community and consider shared concerns and needs. Historically, Sukkot was a time of great community meetings. This is the purpose of our Sukkot Symposium, to honor the holiday we celebrate by thinking together about the condition of our Jewish lives and the world in which we live.


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