A COMMUNITYWIDE FORUM
With growing concern about the dramatic rise in acts of hate, both locally and nationally, we invite you to participate in this vital imperative, featuring a panel of esteemed community leaders, who will provide an insightful dialogue regarding issues of hate directed toward Jews, Muslims, African Americans, and other ethnic groups and organizations. They will also share their thoughts on what we in our communities can do to make a difference in addressing these virulent issues. The discussion will conclude with a highly interactive Q&A with the audience.
• Jared Maples, Director, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness
• Pastor Gil Monrose, Director, Faith-Based & Clergy Initiatives
• Mohammed Hameeduddin, Mayor of Teaneck
• Jason Shames, CEO and Executive Vice President, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey
The panel will be moderated by Evan Bernstein, New York /New Jersey Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League.
Welcome by Lori Sackler, BID President and Founder
Opening Remarks by Rabbi David Seth Kirshner, Rabbi of Temple Emanu-El, Closter, and President of the NY Board of Rabbis.
Sponsors to date include: Bergen Indivisible for Democracy (BID), Anti-Defamation League, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, National Council of Jewish Women, NJ, YWCA Northern New Jersey, Temple Emanu-El, and the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades.