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Empowering and Supporting Students in the Face of Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel Bias is a Course

Empowering and Supporting Students in the Face of Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel Bias

Ended Dec 5, 2017

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Description: In the face of escalating anti-Semitic and anti-Israel incidents on many college campuses, education and support for Jewish students are critical for their safety, self-esteem and strong Jewish identity.  This interactive workshop will highlight the role of Hillel professionals in providing support to students dealing with anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias, and specific strategies which they can use to more effectively understand and respond to such incidents. A range of issues will be covered, including: stereotypes and prejudice, hate speech/free speech, vandalism and anti-Israel incidents.

Instructors: Sue Parker Gerson is the Associate Director, Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region. Jerry Pinsker is a member of the Anti-Defamation League regional board in Denver.

Intended Audience: Open to all.