|Rabbi Julia Neuberger||speaker|
Antisemitism, says Bari Weiss, is ‘an ever-morphing conspiracy theory in which Jews play the starring role in spreading evil’; it is centre stage once more. It has existed for more than 2,000 years, the malignant prejudice that never dies. After the Holocaust there was a respite but today it is back, from both the political Left and the Right.
New York Times opinion editor Bari Weiss, whose childhood synagogue in Pittsburgh was the scene of a terrible massacre, progressive rabbi and cross-bench peer Julia Neuberger and historian Simon Schama, discuss its resurgence and how to fight back.
Bari Weiss is a New York Times op-ed editor and writer on culture and politics.
Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE is Senior Rabbi of West London Synagogue and was the second woman rabbi in the UK. She is a writer, broadcaster and crossbench peer.
Hugo Rifkind is an award-winning journalist who writes columns for The Times, The Spectator and GQ. He is a frequent panelist on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz.
Simon Schama CBE, FRSL, FBA is a renowned writer, journalist, broadcaster and TV presenter. He is Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University.
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