Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations

Florida Premiere

Documentary | US, UK, France, Hungary (2020) | 85 minutes | English

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Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations
Wednesday, March 18, 7:00 pm in Zinman Hall, Boca Raton
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SYNOPSIS:

Viral: Anti-Semitism in Four Variations highlights contemporary stories of anti-Semitism. The film looks at the rise of Anti-Semitism throughout the world both through the eyes of some of those most affected by it (Pittsburgh, Paris, et al), and then provides somewhat of an analysis as to why it’s occurring with a focus on the US, France, the UK, and Hungary. With interviews from Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, academics, activists, journalists and the like, as well as some of the survivors from Pittsburgh and the French grocery massacre, the potential is a real gut punch that hopefully will open people’s eyes to how this kind of hatred begins.

DIRECTOR: Andrew Goldberg

Speakers:

Rabbi Hazzan Dr. Jeffrey Myers, Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha
His two ordained titles refer to his dual role as spiritual teacher and worship song leader — spent decades in quiet ministry in Long Island, N.Y.; New Jersey and now Pittsburgh. Then came the horrific morning of Oct. 27, when a heavily armed gunman who police say had been pouring anti-Jewish hatred into the internet turned words into deeds, beginning a murderous rampage in the Tree of Life / Or L’Simcha synagogue building during morning Sabbath services.

Matthew C. Levin, a lifelong advocate against anti-Semitism, Matthew C. Levin became President & CEO of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County in 2012 after 25 years with AIPAC.