Whether it’s Dr. Seuss, J.K. Rowling, or Mr. Potato Head, allegations of cancel culture seem to dominate the recent headlines. Fueled by social media, cancel culture has earned a consistent spot in the news cycle this past year. Yet the exact meaning of this phenomenon and movement is still up for debate as society weighs the balance of free speech and accountability.
Rachel Fish, Executive Director of the Foundation to Combat Anti-Semitism, moderates a discussion with Rabbi Irwin Kula, Co-President of Clal, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership; Andrew Rehfeld, President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; and Cathy Young, Journalist and Author of "Growing up in Moscow: Memories of a Soviet Girlhood."
_This event is part of the JCC Greater Boston's Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations acclaimed discussion series bringing together distinguished scholars, thought leaders and expert moderators for thought-provoking dialogue on issues of concern to the Jewish community and beyond. Produced in partnership with GBH Forum Network._
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