Orange County and Jewish Federation Host Seminar: “Understanding Antisemitism and the Jewish Experience”
GOSHEN – The Orange County Commission on Human Rights and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County will host a free seminar to help residents better understand anti-Semitism from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, August 21 at the Kaplan SUNY Orange Center in Newburgh.
“Understanding Anti-Semitism and the Jewish Experience” is a program designed to help residents better understand what anti-Semitism is and the importance of addressing it for the well-being and betterment of our communities .
“Prejudice, including anti-Semitism, cannot and will not be tolerated in Orange County,” County Executive Steven Neuhaus said. “Hate crimes are offensive on all levels and hurt not only the victims, but the whole community. This important forum provides an opportunity to learn more about anti-Semitism and discuss ways to come together to fight hate in the county.
“The Human Rights Commission is proud to stand with our Jewish neighbors and provide community programs that enhance understanding and promote love and fairness for all,” said Inaudy Esposito. , executive director of the Orange County Human Rights Commission.
“With modern day anti-Semitism on the rise, we hope this presentation will help build understanding and make our community a better place to live,” said Wendy Cedar, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County. .
Registration for the seminar is compulsory. https://www.jewishorangeny.org/.