26 2015

Anti-Semitism Program (JFM)

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

James Madison Memorial High School 201 South Gammon Road
Madison, WI

(608) 278-1808

Special Program on Anti-Semitism with Hannah Rosenthal

Michael Johnson, Chief Executive Officer for Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County, will share a few words followed by Hannah Rosenthal's presentation. Hannah will discuss the situation of global anti-Semitism and will report on her recent trips to Berlin and Paris to take the pulse of what is happening in Europe.

About Hannah Rosenthal
Hannah Rosenthal, CEO and president of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, has spent her career successfully advocating for social and economic justice. She has demonstrated an ability to build relationships within and between communities, creating unique connections with local, national and international influencers. Prior to joining the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, Hannah served as Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism in the US State Department, as Executive Director of the Chicago Foundation for Women, one of the largest women’s funds in the world, as Executive Director, Jewish Council for Public Affairs, and as founding Executive Director of Wisconsin Women’s Council.

Hannah has been honored for her achievements throughout her distinguished career, ranging from the Wisconsin State Civil Rights Award to the RUMI Forum Peace and Dialogue Award, from the National Council for Jewish Women Faith and Humanity Award to the Wisconsin Business Journal’s Women of Influence award.

Hannah is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and studied for the rabbinate in Jerusalem and California. She has long been active in public policy in Wisconsin, serving in support roles to a Wisconsin State Representative and a Wisconsin Member of Congress, as well as heading a Wisconsin state agency and a regional federal agency.

Currently she represents the at-large community as a congressionally appointed Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and serves on the Committee on Holocaust Denial and State-Sponsored Anti-Semitism of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

This program is free. Questions? Contact info@jewishmadison.org or (608)278-1808.