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The Intellectual Iron Dome - Part 2

The Intellectual Iron Dome – Part 2

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 7:30 pm


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Hate crimes in the United States against Jews increased by 37% in 2022, according to the data released by the FBI. Since Hamas invaded Israel, killing nearly 1,200 men, women and children and kidnapping another 240, the increase in antisemitism and hate crimes have soared. Over 2,031 hate crimes against Jews have been recorded, 73% of Jewish students on campus do not feel safe, synagogues and Jewish institutions are being vandalized. What can YOU do when faced with hateful rhetoric and lies? What can YOU do when you find yourself face-to-face with antisemitism?

Join us for Part 2 as we continue to develop our own Intellectual Iron Dome. Gain the knowledge and tools you need to defend Israel and the Jewish People. This evening of interactive training is designed to help give you the tools that you need to combat the frightening rise in antisemitic confrontations right here in America, in New York and on Long Island.

Participation in Part 1 is not required in order to attend Part 2. Click Here to watch Part 1.

Arnie Herz served as President of the AJC Long Island Board from 2019-2023. He sits on AJC’s National Policy Commission and National Board of Governors and has traveled extensively on AJC missions abroad. When he is not with AJC, Arnie has a thriving business, trademark and entertainment & media law practice with a focus on day-to-day legal matters as well as highly complex disputes. He is a court appointed mediator for the Federal and State Courts in New York. As a professional speaker, he has delivered over 100 programs and keynotes on topics related to the attorney-client relationship.

Roman Lipetz is Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, serving as a trial zone criminal prosecutor. Roman received his B.A. and J.D. from Hofstra University. He was in the Honors Program and Associate Editor of the Family Court Review. Roman also served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Nassau County Supreme Court Judge Bruce Cozzens. He volunteered for the Israeli Defense Forces as a Liaison Officer after high school, where he helped advance Israeli military interest with its largest neighbor, Jordan. Roman is an active member of the Chabad of Port Washington.

AJC is the global advocacy organization for the Jewish people. With headquarters in New York, 25 offices across the United States, 14 overseas posts, as well as partnerships with 38 Jewish community organizations worldwide, AJC’s mission is to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world.

The Intellectual Iron Dome (Part 2) - 3/11/24