|The Inaugural Rappaport Family Annual Lecture on Antisemitism|
|September 25, 2019 [St. Petersburg, FL] — The Florida Holocaust Museum is pleased to present the inaugural Rappaport Family Annual Lecture on Antisemitism, featuring Ira Forman on October 27th at 2:00 p.m. Due to the recent rise in antisemitism, this is a return appearance by Ira Forman.|
On the first anniversary of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, PA, Ira Forman will speak about the ongoing battle to stop the growth of the culture of hate. Having served as the US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism from 2013-2017, Ira Forman has a profound understanding of the forces that are driving the resurgence of worldwide Antisemitism.
In his current roles as Professor of Contemporary Antisemitism at Georgetown University and as Senior Advisor to Human Rights First, he has continued both the study of and the fight against Antisemitism in the United States and Europe. His weekly-updated Movement Magazine feature, “Antisemitism Monitor,” is the most comprehensive compilation of worldwide Antisemitic incidents over the last year. He is also an acclaimed public speaker who has captivated hundreds of audiences with stories of the ongoing battle to stop the growth of the culture of hate.
Q & A to follow and light refreshments will be served.
This program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited! To reserve your seat, please call 727.820.0100, extension 301.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
For additional information, please visit: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/event/the-inaugural-rappaport-family-annual-lecture-on-antisemitism-featuring-ira-forman/
About The Florida Holocaust MuseumOne of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org