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Healing Trauma: How to Address Internalized Antisemitism and Lessons for the Next Generation

Featuring Ben M. Freeman, Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath

Mar 6, 11:30am-12:30pm ET
For centuries, antisemitic oppression and negative societal messages have affected the Jewish identity in insidious ways. Join Vlad Khaykin, ADL National Director of Programs on Antisemitism, Ben M. Freeman, author of Jewish Pride: Rebuilding a People and Reclaiming Our Story: The Pursuit of Jewish Pride, and Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath, author of #Antisemitism: Coming of Age During the Resurgence of Hate, in a discussion on how generational trauma has manifested through internalized antisemitism, hear their personal stories of challenges and hope, and find out how we can heal ourselves and the next generation.


Ben M. Freeman

Author and Educator

Founder of the modern Jewish Pride movement, a leader, thinker, and educator, Ben M. Freeman is the author of Jewish Pride: Rebuilding a People and Reclaiming our Story: The Pursuit of Jewish Pride. Educating, inspiring and empowering, his work focuses on Jewish identity and historical and contemporary Jew-hatred. A Holocaust scholar for over fifteen years, Ben came to prominence during the Corbyn Labour Jew-hate crisis in the UK and quickly became one of his generation’s leading Jewish thinkers and voices against Jew-hate. Voted number 8 on the inaugural 25 Young ViZionaries list by the Jerusalem Post and JNF-USA. He is also a Jewish Diplomat for the World Jewish Congress, a Research Fellow for the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism Policy and a columnist for The Jerusalem Post. As a specialist in the field for over a decade, Ben is a prominent thought-leader on Jewish education, history and identity and carries out speaking engagements all over the world. His work also includes consulting for Emmy Award-winning directors on documentary projects, such as Jews of the Wild West. Through his work, he aims to educate, inspire and empower both Jewish and non-Jewish people from all over the world.

Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath

Managing Director of Identity, Ideas and Adolescents at The Jewish Education Project

Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath is an award-winning Jewish educator, and currently serves as the Managing Director of Identity, Ideas, and Adolescents at The Jewish Education Project. Samantha is a recognized expert on antisemitism, Jewish peoplehood, Israel, and Jewish teens. She is the author of #antisemitism: Coming of Age During the Resurgence of Hate, a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in the category of Education and Jewish Identity.