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Jewish Community Relations Council, Silicon Valley

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Jewish Community Relations Council

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July 2017
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I Am the Other: Countering Stereotypes, Religious Illiteracy, and Hate Crimes

July 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar (BayVP), 25 Corning Ave
Milpitas, CA 95035 United States
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In the wake of recent hate crimes against the Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, and Sikh communities, we’ve witnessed an increase in ignorance and stereotypes that have lead to violent attacks and dangerous misrepresentations that cause great harm to minority communities. Just in the past few months, a Sikh man in Kent, Washington was attacked, while there have been a string of anti-Semitic incidents and bomb threats to Jewish centers across the country. Moreover, the tragic hate crime shooting at a bar…

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