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Monday, June 17 • 8:15pm - 9:15pm
Right in our midst: the threat of white supremacy

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Attacks on Jews in Pittsburgh and Poway and on Muslims in Christchurch have shown the far right to be a real and dangerous threat globally. What forces have precipitated this rise in right-wing extremism? What can we do to combat white supremacist ideology and violence? Should online platforms take responsibility for controlling the development and transmission of this hatred? How can we keep our synagogues safe?

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Shirli Kirschner

Shirli is a consultant providing strategy and dispute resolution services. She is a Director of Resolve Advisors. She has won a number of awards for dispute resolution and is listed in Who’s Who International for commercial mediation. Shirli is a Senior Visiting Fellow at UNSW Law... Read More →

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Andre Oboler

Online Hate Prevention Institute
Dr Oboler is CEO of the Online Hate Prevention Institute and a Senior Lecturer in the Law School at La Trobe University. He is an expert member of the Australian Government's delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and a former co-chair of the Global Forum for... Read More →
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Yair Rosenberg

Senior writer, Tablet Magazine
Yair is a senior writer at Tablet Magazine, where he covers the intersection of politics, culture, and religion. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and The Guardian and his writings have received awards from the Religion... Read More →
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David Sandmel

Interreligious Engagement Director, ADL
David has been Director of Interreligious Engagement at the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) since 2014. An expert in Jewish–Christian relations, he was previously Professor of Jewish Studies at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and was involved in producing ‘Dabru Emet: A... Read More →
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Julie Nathan

Research Director, Executive Council of Australian Jewry
Julie is the Research Director of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the peak representative body of the Australian Jewish community. Since 2013, Julie has authored the annual ECAJ Report on Antisemitism in Australia, researching, documenting, and compiling each report... Read More →

Monday June 17, 2019 8:15pm - 9:15pm PDT
Room 5