Connect & Learn: Understanding Antisemitism in America Today

Presented by Spertus Institute and JPro Chicago, Connect & Learn is an online, community-building, professional development series.

Connect & Learn workshops offer professionals from Jewish organizations around the world a chance to join Spertus students and alumni for lively sessions on topics key to Jewish life today.

Sessions are led by members of the Spertus faculty.

Build skills you can apply immediately to your life and work. Become part of a network of learners and Jewish community leaders.

Sessions are online, live, interactive, and collaborative.

Each session includes time to connect, network, meet new colleagues, and strengthen relationships. Programs take place via Zoom. Ticket holders will receive login instructions by email 24 hours in advance.

Understanding Antisemitism in America Today

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
12:30-1:30 PM CT

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American Jews are increasingly concerned about rising instances of antisemitism. Yet there are questions about much antisemitism there is, where it is coming from, and why it is growing. Explore ways of assessing antisemitism and some explanations for its resurgence in the United States with Spertus faculty member Dr. Dov Waxman, an expert on contemporary antisemitism.

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Spertus Faculty Member Dr. Dov Waxman leads this session.

Dr. Dov Waxman is an internationally recognized expert on contemporary antisemitism and American Jewry’s relationship with Israel. He is a political science professor at UCLA and writes for publications including the Washington PostGuardian, and Atlantic.

Connect & Learn is presented in partnership with

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This Connect & Learn session is sponsored by Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC.

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This series is presented under the auspices of Spertus Institute’s Center for Jewish Leadership, supported in part by a generous grant from the Crown Family.

This program is a Spertus Institute Norman Asher Memorial Program, endowed by the Asher family. The series is free thanks to their generosity and the support of donors like you!

Combating Antisemitism is a Spertus Institute Area of Focus. Spertus staff and faculty have compiled resources for your exploration of this critical topic. Resources About Antisemitism >