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Lunch and Learn: History of Modern Antisemitism 🙋
Sadly, the topic of antisemitism is even more relevant than it was a year ago. Join Cantor Bruce Ruben in a two-session class to explore primary sources together and consider the historical context for the events we are living through today.
The False Promise of Modernization: The Early Modern Period was a period of secularization: the rise of science, new economic, political, and philosophical systems that moved Europe towards a more secular, neutral society. Could Jews finally find toleration and even citizenship in this modernizing world? Tragically, a secular and more virulent form of antisemitism developed that would set the stage for the Holocaust…