Join us for a moving experience with special guests who will discuss the consequences of antisemitism and unchecked hate. You will hear inspiring stories and important messages about the Museum’s critical role during these challenging times. Together, we will reaffirm our pledge to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust shape the way forward.
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- May 11, 2021
- 12:00 pm —12:45 pm EST
- No charge, suggested minimum donation: $72
Jeffrey Goldberg is the editor in chief of The Atlantic. He joined the publication in 2007 as a national correspondent and was named the 164-year-old magazine's 14th editor in chief in October 2016. During his editorship, The Atlantic has set new audience and subscription records, and its journalistic reach has become global. In 2020, he was named Editor of the Year by Adweek, which also named The Atlantic Magazine of the Year. Digiday recently stated that The Atlantic "is enjoying its most relevant cultural moment since the 19th century."
Before joining the magazine, Goldberg served as the Middle East correspondent and the Washington correspondent for the New Yorker, and was also a writer for the New York Times Magazine. He began his career as a police reporter for the Washington Post. Goldberg is the author of Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror.
A former fellow of the American Academy in Berlin, he also served as a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and as the Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Goldberg is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for Reporting, the Daniel Pearl Prize for Reporting, and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Prize for Best Investigative Reporting.
Dr. Robert Williams is deputy director for international affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is on the steering committee of the Global Task Force on Holocaust Distortion and served for four years as chair of the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. He regularly advises international organizations and governments on antisemitism and Holocaust issues, and he is currently overseeing a major initiative that assesses European Holocaust and genocide denial laws.
Williams’s research specialties include German history, United States and Russian foreign policy, propaganda and disinformation, and contemporary antisemitism. Outside of work, he is co-editing a volume for Routledge on the history of antisemitism and a separate monograph on the impact and forms of contemporary political antisemitism.
Special Appearance By
Sara J. Bloomfield has led the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for 21 years, working to build a global institution that raises Holocaust awareness, deepens understanding of the lessons of the Holocaust, confronts denial, and advances genocide prevention.
She serves on the International Auschwitz Council and is a recipient of the Officers Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland and five honorary doctorates. She joined the planning staff of the Museum in 1986 when it was a project in development and served in a variety of roles before becoming director in 1999.
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Ms. Bloomfield holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Northwestern University, a Master’s degree in Education from John Carroll University, and has studied business administration at the graduate level.
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