LGBTQ+ Jewish Voices/Free Expression
Watch Here- Thursday, June 3, at 2 PM ET
Jewish Voices from LGBTQ+ community LiveStream Event
JILV will hold another Livestream event at 2:00 PM ET.
Jewish Voices from the LGBTQ+ community: Why we value the free expression of ideas
Numerous LGBTQ+ Jews have been at the frontlines of the battle for free speech.
What about their experience reinforces the importance of open discourse?
What can the free speech movement learn from the gay rights movement?
Dr. Pamela Paresky
Dr. Pamela Paresky, in addition to being a psychologist, consultant, and writer, she is the Chair of the Jewish Institute for Liberal Values. As Visiting Senior Research Associate at the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge (SIFK) at the University of Chicago, she focuses on experiential education, including “Habits of a Free Mind” courses and workshops. As Senior Scholar at the Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) she researches online antisemitism and other forms of disinformation and extremism.
Meet Our Panelists
Journalist and Author
A Senior Fellow in Brookings Governance Studies program and author of seven books, including the forthcoming “The Constitution of Knowledge. His articles on public policy, culture, and government are widely read. Rauch is a contributing editor at The Atlantic and was a recipient of the National Magazine Award in 2005.
Jessica Emami, PhD
Professor and Author
An LGBTQ+ Iranian American thought leader, sociologist, and oral historian with expertise in the studies of technology, gender and antisemitism. She is the author of the forthcoming book: “Cybercrime and Punishment: How Social Media Cancel, Fire and Kill People.”
Fellow and Author
A visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy. Kirchick is broadly published journalist, he is the author of “The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age”, a columnist for Tablet Magazine. A leading voice on American gay politics and international gay rights, he is a recipient of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Journalist of the Year Award