Countering the Rise of Anti-Semitism

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Seventy five years after the end of WWII, there is an historic rise in anti Semitism both in the United States and Europe.

Learn what Congress, the German Government, clergy and every day community leaders can do to counter this disturbing trend.


Panel Members

Rep. Abigail Spanberger

Congresswoman, Virginia’s 7th district

Senator Mark Warner 

United States Senator

Emily Haber, PhD

German Ambassador to the United States

Rabbi Dovid Asher

Halina Zimm, Holocaust Survivor

Finding Matilda

Wednesday, January 27, 7:00PM

Join the science team, Dr. Richard Freund of Christopher Newport University, Dr. Phil Reeder of Duquesne University and Dr. Harry Jol of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, on January 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST to discover how and why they sought to reclaim Matilda’s story and discover her grave. The science team will be joined by Matthew Shaer, who wrote an extensive account of Matilda‚Äôs story for¬†Smithsonian Magazine¬†and Dr. Susan Cardillo, University of Hartford Director and Kyle Conti, Editor and Student Filmmaker.

A link to the documentary, 20 minutes long, will be emailed to you prior to the discussion. The documentary will not be shown during the January 27 discussion.

Virtual Classical Concert

Sunday, January 31, 2:00PM

Live-Streamed from the Sanctuary at Congregation Beth Ahabah

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Jocelyn Vorenberg

Violinist for the Richmond Symphony

Michelle Huang

Pianist for the Richmond Symphony

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