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                            CURRENT EVENTS AND ISSUES


              Coming of Age during the
              Resurgence of Hate

                        SAMANTHA A. VINOKOR-MEINRATH

                    A 2020 survey on Holocaust knowledge
              among Millennials and Gen Z-ers found that
              63% do not know that 6 million Jews were
              murdered in the Holocaust.

                Using personal experiences, qualitative research, and the historic moment
              in which Generation Z is coming of age, Jewish educator Samantha Vinokor-   July 2022 ,  180pp ,  6 1/8x9 1/4
              Meinrath uses antisemitism from both the political left and the right to   Hardcover: 978-1-4408-7899-2
              explore identity development among Jewish Gen Z-ers. With insights from    $50.00 ,  £38.00 ,  €42,00
                                                                           eBook: 978-1-4408-7900-5
              educators, students, activists, and more, she holds a lens up to current
              antisemitism and its impact on the choices and opinions of the next
              generation of Jewish leaders.                                SAMPLE T OPICS
                                                                           •   Antisemitism   •  Jewish Education
              Chapters cover Holocaust education for the final generation to meet survivors;
              anti-Zionism as a modern manifestation of antisemitism; and how the realities   •  Congregation Tree   •  Jewish Identity
              of 21st-century America have shaped the modern Jewish experience, ranging   of Life Shooting  •  Jewish Life
              from the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh to how Gen Z-ers use social media   •  Generation Z  •  Judaism
              and understand diversity. The core of this book is a collection of stories: of   •  Holocaust  •  Minority Identity
              intersectional identity, of minority affiliations, and of overcoming adversity in   •  Israel  Development
              order to flourish and thrive.

              •  Provides a comprehensive deep dive into multifaceted manifestations of     SAMANTHA A. VINOKOR-MEINRATH , EdD, is
                modern antisemitism and their impact on the emerging Jewish identities  senior director of knowledge, ideas, and learning
                of Generation Z                                            at the Jewish Education Project in New York.
              •  Explores the common thread of antisemitism through the lens of Israel, the
                Holocaust, social media, and racial justice during a large national uptick in
                anti-Jewish hatred
              •  Offers personal and research-based perspectives on how antisemitism
                impacts the modern American Jewish experience.

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