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ABOUT BARI WEISS’ NEW BOOK: ‘How to Fight Anti-Semitism’
On 27th February 2020, Allen Lane published New York Times columnist Bari Weiss’ explosive debut, How to Fight Anti-Semitism. The book delves into a long-history of anti-Semitism dating back to 2nd century BC, as well as exploring the alarming rise of hate-crimes against Jews today.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Bari Weiss is an American opinion writer and editor. In 2017, Weiss joined The New York Times as a staff editor in the opinion section.
Maajid Nawaz is a British activist and radio presenter. He is the founding chairman of Quilliam, a counter-extremism think tank which seeks to challenge the narratives of Islamic extremists, and the host of a radio show on LBC, every Saturday and Sunday. He has been vocal in his allyship in the fight against anti-Semitism.
ABOUT THE CAMBRIDGE UNION: From its small beginnings as a debating society, the Cambridge Union is the oldest debating society in the world and the largest student society in Cambridge. The Union remains a unique forum for the free exchange of ideas and the art of public debate.