Holocaust Museum Houston

Max M. Kaplan Summer Institute’s Gerald Kaplan Endowed Lecture with Mark Weitzman, Antisemitism: Then and Now

Wednesday, Jul. 12, 2017 – Wednesday, Jul. 12, 2017

06:30 PM – 08:00 PM

Location Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater
Mark Weitzman is director of government affairs and the director of the Task Force Against Hate and Terrorism for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. He is also the chief representative of the center to the United Nations in New York.

Weitzman is a member of the official U.S. delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Authority (formerly the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research), where he chairs the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial. He is a member of the advisory panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and co-chairs the Working Group on International Affairs of the Global Forum on Antisemitism.

Weitzman is also a participant in the program on Religion and Foreign Policy of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a board member and former vice president of the Association of Holocaust Organizations and was member of the advisory board of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy at Yale University, as well as a longtime member of the official Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Group of New York.

Weitzman has authored many publications and books and is a winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award for best anthology for antisemitism.

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