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Antisemitism - It's Not What You Think

Conventional wisdom is that the Jewish community has experienced widespread antisemitism throughout its history. While that is true, this course will look at the examples of times of cooperation and good relations between the Jewish community and their neighbors in history. Rabbi Jeffrey Kurtz-Lendner is currently serving as the Rabbi at Beth El Congregation in Harrisonburg, VA. He also serves as a volunteer chaplain in the Harrisonburg Police Department. Previously he served as a volunteer Rabbinic Educator during the Pandemic. He is vice president of the Interfaith Association of Harrisonburg and serves on the strategy committee of Valley Interfaith Action. He is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He attended the 2011 White House Hanukkah party and gave an invocation for a speech by President Barack Obama. He was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and received a B.A. from Brandeis University.

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