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Religion and Activism in Conversation: How People of Faith Cross Lines of Difference, Confront the Fierce Urgency of Now, and Create a More Just World

Join Rabbi Jonah Pesner and Reverend Hurmon Hamilton for a powerful conversation about how people of faith can come together to advocate for justice, and what this means in a world of racism and antisemitism. In 2005, Reverend Hamilton and Rabbi Pesner co-led a grassroots campaign that organized thousands of religious people in the Massachusetts fight for health care access, which became a nationwide model for reform.

Primo Levi’s Homecoming, 1945-46: The Need to Bear Witness

This year marks the hundredth anniversary of Primo Levi’s birth. To celebrate the centenary of Italy’s revered and beloved survivor/witness of the Shoah, Yale will host Levi’s biographer, Ian Thomson. Thomson will speak about how the author came to write his first great book, Se questo è un uomo, published in the United States as Survival in Auschwitz, and in the United Kingdom as If This Is a Man, the literal rendering of the Italian title.

The Authoritarian Personality

Annual Conference of the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism
Made possible by generous grants from the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund, the Knapp Family Foundation, the Jason M. Folk Memorial Fund, and the Federal Republic of Germany through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).


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