Northwest Suburban JUF Event cordially invites you to attend our JUF Event on behalf of the 2019 Jewish United Fund Annual Campaign Sunday, March 10, 2019 7:00 PM


Temple Chai 1670 Checker Road, Long Grove, IL 60047 Couvert $5.00 per person

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Featuring Distinguished Speaker Ira Forman

Ira Forman is a widely acclaimed former U.S. diplomat, Jewish communal activist, author, educator and international public speaker. Known for his passionate leadership in the fight against international antisemitism, he served as the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the U.S. State Department from 2013 -2017.

Ira Forman is currently the Visiting Professor of Contemporary Antisemitism at Georgetown University and Senior Fellow at Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization. He also serves as the Senior Advisor for Combatting Antisemitism at Human Rights First and a Senior Fellow at the Moment Institute.

Ira speaks about the complex nature of antisemitism today, the threat to the existence of European Jewish communities of rising bigotry, what the United States government does to combat antisemitism and what can we all do to fight back.

Mr. Forman received his B.A. from Harvard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in Government. He received his M.B.A. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

For more information, please contact Sandi Kaplan at 312-444-2841 or

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