THE GRATZ COLLEGE CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS PRESENTS:
Forum on Antisemitism in America
Presentation of the Gratz Medal to Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
7:00 PM (ET)
Online and In-Person
The Forum on Antisemitism in America features a scholarly panel discussion on the history and contemporary challenges Antisemitism, and also a special presentation of the Gratz Medal to Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., in recognition of his leadership and service.
The panel, which will be moderated by Gratz College President Zev Eleff, features:
• Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D., Recent Past Chair, Gratz College Board of Governors, Professor of Jewish History, and Rabbi Emeritus of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel;
• Professor Charles R. Gallagher, S.J., of Boston College and a former student of Rabbi Sussman;
• Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath, senior director of Knowledge, Ideas and Learning at the Jewish Education Project.
Rabbi Sussman will share findings from his research on Antisemitism during the U.S. Civil War; Dr. Gallagher, a former student of Rabbi Sussman, will present his work on Nazi extremist groups in the United States during the 1940s; and Dr. Vinokor-Meinrath, a recent Gratz alumna (Ed.D. 2021), will discuss her research on the threat and impact of present-day Antisemitism on Generation Z. Both Gallagher and Vinokor-Meinrath have authored recent monographs on these important subjects.
Registration is required for this program which is free and open to the public. Attendees can choose to participate online or in-person at Gratz College.
We invite you to make a tribute gift to the Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D. Scholarship Fund, which will provide institutional aid to support Gratz students' academic success. All donations to the fund are tax deductible.