Current Trends and Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism
July 23: 8:15 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Congregation Bnai Yeshurun’s Adult Education Committee presents
Current Trends and Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism: The Fascinating Personal and Professional Background of Elan Carr, Special U.S. Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism
As Special Envoy, Elan S. Carr advises the Secretary of State and is responsible for directing U.S. policies and projects aimed at countering anti-Semitism throughout the world.
Prior to his appointment, Special Envoy Carr served as a Deputy District Attorney for Los Angeles County, where he prosecuted violent crimes for more than a decade. Special Envoy Carr is an officer in the United States Army Reserve, and has received multiple awards and commendations for his nearly two decades of military service. He is the son of Iraqi Jewish refugees who fled persecution in Iraq and has been a recognized leader in the fight against anti-Semitism on U.S. college campuses and around the world.