How to Be an Anti-Anti-Semite

Knowledge is power.


“Jews have never fared well when the center has vanished.” And that disintegration of the political center is what Rabbi Olivier BenHaim sees and fears. The spiritual leader of Seattle’s Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue speaks with The Cholent about his upcoming 14-part class on the history of anti-Semitism and how to reclaim our history and stand up for our democracy.

To sign up for the class go here.

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