Orange County and Jewish Federation to host seminar: Understanding Antisemitism and the Jewish Experience – Mid Hudson News Website

Posted By on August 10, 2022

GOSHEN Orange Countys Human Rights Commission and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County will hold a free seminar to help residents better understand antisemitism from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 21at the Kaplan Center at SUNY Orange inNewburgh.

Understanding Antisemitism and the Jewish Experience is a program designed to help residents better understand what antisemitism is and the importance of addressing it for the well-being and betterment of our communities.

Prejudice, including antisemitism, cannot and will not be tolerated in Orange County, County Executive Steven Neuhaus said. Hate crimes are offensive on every level and hurt not just the victims, but the entire community. This important forum provides an opportunity to learn more about antisemitism and discuss ways to come together to fight hatred in the County.

The Human Rights Commission is proud to stand together with our Jewish neighbors and offer programs to the community that enhances understanding and promotes love and equity for all, said Inaudy Esposito, executive director of Orange Countys Human Rights Commission.

With the increase in modern antisemitism our hope is that this presentation will help improve 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 required athttps://www.jewishorangeny.org/.

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Orange County and Jewish Federation to host seminar: Understanding Antisemitism and the Jewish Experience - Mid Hudson News Website

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