22 2020

Ancient Hatred, Modern Medium

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

The first-ever U.S. Government-Sponsored Event to focus on the Troubling Rise of Online Antisemitism

Hosted by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo

The Internet has digitally connected our world in ways that have dramatically advanced the human condition. But these global connections are also vectors of societal ills, including anti-Semitism, the ancient hatred of Jews. The U.S. Department of State, with the goal of developing a unified response to this burgeoning menace, will bring together leaders of government, religious and civil society, social media platforms, and academia to devise effective counterstrategies that combat anti-Semitism while upholding America’s longstanding commitment to free speech.

Kindly RSVP to SEAS-RSVP@state.gov. The conference can be found at www.state.gov/anti-semitism-conference



Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Dr. Joel Finkelstein, Scholar at the Madison Program for Ideas and Institutions, Princeton University; Director, Network Contagion Research Institute
Jeffrey Rosen, Deputy Attorney General
Elan Carr, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism 
Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister
Katharina von Schnurbein, European Commission Coordinator on Combating Anti-Semitism and Promoting Jewish Life
Michaela Küchler, IHRA President Ambassador 
Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief 
Members of Congress, the UK Parliament and the Israeli Knesset, and many more.


Note: All sessions have been prerecorded and will be broadcast for the first time on the above dates.

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