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Antisemitism in America: What Can We Do? with Robert Leikind, AJC

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 11 Sivan 5783

7:00 PM - 8:00 PMZoom

Join guest speaker Robert Leikind of AJC New England to discuss how American Jews feel antisemitism is on the rise - and what we can do about it.

Rob Leikind has been director of AJC New England since 2008. A child of parents who survived Hitler’s Europe, he grew up with a deeply rooted regard for the opportunity that American democracy affords Jews and other vulnerable minorities. Throughout his career, Rob has been a passionate defender of civil rights, an ardent advocate in the fight against antisemitism and other forms of bigotry, and a vocal proponent of a just and secure future for Israel and its neighbors.

Rob began his career working with Holocaust survivors in Brooklyn, New York. A lawyer by training, he served as an Assistant District Attorney before going on to be Director of ADL’s Connecticut and Boston offices and Senior Vice President of Hebrew College.

Rob has been a contributor to various media on topics ranging from Israel and antisemitism to intergroup relations and civil rights. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Vassar College, a Master of Science from Columbia University, and his J.D. from Boston College Law School.

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