National Anti-Semitism Expert Ira Forman to speak at Florida Holocaust Museum. On the first anniversary of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, PA, the Florida Holocaust Museum presents the inaugural Richard Rappaport Family Foundation Lecture on Antisemitism, featuring Ira Forman. The talk will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. This lecture series has been created in response to the continuing rise in antisemitism. Having served as the U.S. 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.
Ira Forman is a widely acclaimed former U.S. diplomat,
Jewish communal activist, author, educator and international public speaker. He
has captivated audiences in Europe, Israel and the Americas with his deep
understanding of the nature of worldwide antisemitism, his storytelling, and
his enthusiastic championing of a coherent strategy to confront this growing
A Question and Answer session will follow his talk. The program is free and open to the public. RSVP is required. To register to attend, please call 727-820-0100 x301. The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S in St. Petersburg.
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