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Topic: Antisemitism on Campus: Are We Ensuring a Safe Environment for the Jewish community?
Description: The rise of antisemitism on college campuses is a major concern locally and across the country. What can we do to ensure that Jewish students and faculty are able to successfully advocate for themselves and how can we support their efforts? Experts in the field will discuss the current climate of antisemitism on campus and how we can make a difference.
Speakers: Ethan Felson, Executive Director, A Wider Bridge. Additionally served as Executive Director of Israel Action Network and as Senior Vice President and General Counsel to Jewish Council for Public Affairs.
Frederick M. Lawrence, Secretary and CEO, Phi Beta Kappa Society. Former President of Brandeis University and a leading expert on civil rights, free expression and bias crimes.
Moderated by: Dr. Dale Atkins, psychologist, author, and commentator on bringing communities together through kindness
Presented by: Simon Wiesenthal Center, ADL Connecticut, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford
Co-sponsored by: United Jewish Federation Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut, UJA-JCC Greenwich, Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut, Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater New Haven, JFS Greenwich, and the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County