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Ben M Freeman

Founder of the modern Jewish Pride movement, a Jewish leader, a Jewish thinker, and a Jewish educator, Ben M. Freeman is the author of Jewish Pride: Rebuilding a People and Reclaiming our Story: The Pursuit of Jewish Pride. He is an internationally renowned gay Jewish author, and educator focusing on Jewish identity and historical and contemporary Jew-hatred. Also a Holocaust scholar for over fifteen years, Ben came to international prominence during the Corbyn Labour Jew-hate crisis and quickly became one of his generation’s leading thinkers and voices against anti-Jewish racism.
Jewish Pride Amid Rising Hate
Why, after all this time, are we still talking about antisemitism? Can we instead embrace empowerment? In Reclaiming Our Story: The Pursuit of Jewish Pride educator Ben M. Freeman calls for a rejection of the shame of anti­semitism imposed on Jews by the non-Jew­ish world and looks into the long history of internalised anti-Jewishness. In Everyday Hate CST head of policy Dave Rich asks how ‘never again’ has given way to rising hate cr...
Jewish Pride
You can buy a ticket to watch this past event until 31st March 2021 by clicking here “The Jewish journey is not just about fighting antisemitism. It is about rejecting the shame of antisemitism. Rejecting the non-Jewish world’s inaccurate definitions of what it means to be a Jew.” So writes Ben M. Freeman in his call-to-arms Jewish Pride: Rebuilding a People. I...