Richard Rappaport Family Antisemitism Lecture Series to Address Current Antisemitism Issues
Featuring Tablet Magazine’s Senior Writer, Yair Rosenberg
October 19, 2021 [St. Petersburg, FL] — The Florida Holocaust Museum will host the third event in the Richard Rappaport Family Antisemitism Lecture Series virtually on The FHM’s Facebook Page on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. This year, the Florida Holocaust Museum’s Richard Rappaport Family Antisemitism Lecture Series features Yair Rosenberg. Rosenberg is a senior writer at Tablet Magazine. He will talk in conversation with Erin Blankenship, Interim Executive Director of The Florida Holocaust Museum, about the rise in antisemitism and its presence online and in social media. They will also discuss other pertinent current events. Viewers will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session. Richard Rappaport and his family made a 10-year commitment to underwrite this lecture series for the Museum and the first lecture that took place was on the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting that occurred in Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018. This event will take place on the third anniversary of that tragedy. This lecture event is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live on The Florida Holocaust Museum’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TheFHM. Thank you to the Rappaport Family Foundation for generously sponsoring this series.
About the Speaker
Rosenberg is a senior writer at Tablet Magazine, where he covers the intersection of politics, culture, and religion. His work has also appeared in the New York Times,
Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and The Guardian, and his writings have received awards from the Religion Newswriters Association and the Harvard Center for Jewish Studies. He has covered everything from misrepresentations of Orthodox Jews in the media to Muslims and Jews in comic books, to political anti-Mormonism, and in his spare time, he creates bots that troll anti-Semites on Twitter. His latest project is “Antisemitism, Explained,” a video series that tackles the biggest questions about anti-Jewish prejudice.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum
One of the largest Holocaust Museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust Museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of
millions of men, women, and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org