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Anti-Semitism and Liberal Freedom with Bari Weiss

March 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join St. Olaf’s Institute for Freedom & Community on Wednesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. CST, for a virtual conversation with Bari Weiss.


Led by Morrison Family Director of the Institute for Freedom and Community Edmund Santurri, this conversation is part of the Institute’s 2021 Spring Speaker Series.

The conversation will be aired virtually and followed by an audience Q&A. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required. Tickets are not required to access the live stream. The live stream can be viewed at https://institute.stolaf.edu/public-programs-archive/2020-2021/anti-semitism-and-liberal-freedom/

About the Speaker

Bari Weiss is a journalist and the author of “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,” which won a 2019 National Jewish Book Award and a Natan Notable Book Award. From 2017 to 2020 Weiss was an opinion writer and editor at The New York Times. Before that, she was an op-ed and book review editor at The Wall Street Journal and a senior editor at Tablet Magazine.

Bari is the winner, this year, of the inaugural Per Ahlmark award in recognition of her moral courage. She is also the winner of the Reason Foundation’s 2018 Bastiat Prize, which honors writing that “best demonstrates the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence.” In 2019, Vanity Fair called Weiss the Times’s “star opinion writer” and The Jerusalem Post named Bari the seventh most influential Jew in the world.

Bari is a proud Pittsburgh native and a graduate of Columbia University.