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Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility

Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

November 10, 2019 to November 11, 2019

A CONFERENCE HOSTED BY CLASSROOMS WITHOUT BORDERS

Geared to academia, educators, spiritual leaders and students
Open to the community

Featured Scholars and Presenters
• Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, American Jewish University, and former Director of the United States Holocaust Research Institute at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
• Dr. Peter Hayes, Professor of History and German, Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies Emeritus, Northwestern University, and author of Why? Explaining the Holocaust
• Dr. Mary Johnson, Senior Historian, Facing History and Ourselves
• Ken Jacobson, Deputy National Director, ADL
• Dr. Kathleen Blee, Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean of the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences and the College of General Studies, University of Pittsburgh
• Dr. Rachel Kranson, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh
• Dr. Jeanette Jouili, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh
• Shannon Foley Martinez, a former neo-Nazi skinhead with two decades of experience in developing community resource platforms aimed at inoculating individuals against violence-based lifestyles and ideologies
• Patrice O’Neill, filmmaker, journalist and leader of Not In Our Town, a community-based movement of people working to stop hate together
• …and more!

Register HERE
For more information: Daniel Pearlman • [email protected]

Special Thanks to Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, The University of Miami Holocaust Institute.

Partnering organizations include:

Classrooms Without Borders, JCC Center for Loving Kindness, Duquesne University, Jack Buncher Foundation, Rodef Shalom Congregation, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh – The Dietrich School, Jewish Studies Program, Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University – Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Department of History

Coming Events
Sep 4 – Dec 31
September-December 2019 Each and Every explores the power of six Pittsburgh-based organizations that are each and every day making our corner of the world a better place to live in. The essence of the exhibition is exploring the human need of our neighbors and celebrating the work of dedicated residents who are changing our community....
Oct 20
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah Sunday, October 20 – Close at 5 pm Monday, October 21 – Closed October 27, 2019 Sunday, October 27 – In recognition of the events of October 27, 2018, the JCC will be closed for normal business. The JCC will be open for Community Service and Resiliency. Additional information HERE Thanksgiving 2019 Thursday,...
Oct 27
In recognition of the events of October 27, 2018 targeting members of three congregations praying at the Tree of Life building, the JCC will be closed for normal business. The JCC will be open for Community Service and Resiliency. On October 27, 2019: The 10/27 Healing Partnership, a federally-funded resiliency center on the upper level...
Oct 27
12-4 pm
In honor of the victims and the first responders of the October 27, 2018, shooting at the Tree of Life building, the JCC will host community blood drives at our Squirrel Hill and South Hills locations. Squirrel Hill: 12 to 4 pm, Robinson Building, 5738 Darlington Road. South Hills: 12 to 4 pm, 345 Kane Blvd....