Grassroots Organizing to Build Community and Stop Hate

WHEN
Wednesday, July 08, 2020, 11:30am – 12:30pm EDT
WHERE
Online

Acts of hate targeting Muslims and Jews have been mounting at an alarming rate in North America and in Europe. Antisemitism and Islamophobia have special urgency today, as conspiracy theories about COVID-19 have proliferated. When Muslims and Jews make common cause, the odds of success in reversing this rising tide greatly increase. This program explores the current problem of hate against Jews and Muslims, how it is being addressed at the grassroots in America, and how these efforts can be replicated elsewhere in the world. Field experts present techniques to strengthen Muslim-Jewish relations and fight hate, as well as identifying the issues around which Muslims and Jews can make common cause,  build relationships, and support one another.

Speakers

Georgette Bennett
Polonsky Foundation

Sheryl Olitzky
Cofounder and Executive Director
Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

Natalia Mahmud
Assistant Director, U.S. Muslim-Jewish Relations
AJC

George Selim
Senior Vice President of Programs, Anti-Defamation League

 

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