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March 2, 2022

25: The Jewish Experience: Why is Anti-Semitism On the Rise?

25: The Jewish Experience: Why is Anti-Semitism On the Rise?

On today’s show, we welcome a special guest who helps us explore an area which we can all be more knowledgeable about. Listen in as we have a great dialogue about the Jewish experience, the rise in anti-Semitism around the world, and what is...


On today’s show, we welcome a special guest who helps us explore an area which we can all be more knowledgeable about. Listen in as we have a great dialogue about the Jewish experience, the rise in anti-Semitism around the world, and what is happening today.

Tanya Schecter is a highly experienced leadership coach and consultant who focuses on relationship-based leadership and the author of Lead from Your Heart: The Art of Relationship-based Leadership among other writings. She’s been doing this work for over two decades and believes that all relationships are important, starting with the one we hold with ourselves. One of the areas that she is passionate about is exploring differences and fostering conversations to facilitate growth.

This was a fascinating conversation that will help us all play a more supportive role when confronted with anti-Semitism and the rise in violence against Jewish people. We hope that it will help you, too, in learning and becoming more aware.

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In this episode you’ll hear:

  • Tanya’s background and what led her to offer leadership coaching [4:14]

  • What her own experience looks like being Jewish, and what she feels is causing the rise of anti-Semitism that exists today [7:57]

  • A look at Judaism and the stigmatization of the jobs that Jewish people were forced into [16:41]

  • What the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement is about and what the real impact of it is [21:41]

  • How you can fight anti-Semitism and create more tolerace and inclusion [25:55]

  • The benefit of studying and understanding the history of anti-Semitism [28:08]

  • Tanya’s thoughts on the recent incident involving Whoopi Goldberg and the comments she made [34:19]

Links & Resources:

https://htiinstitute.com/

Contact Tanya by Phone: (778) 859-0703 or Email: tanya@htiinstitute.com

Get Tanya’s Book: Lead From Your Heart: The Art of Relationship Based Leadership ​​

CNN poll reveals anti-Semitism is alive and well in Europe: https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2018/11/26/cnn-poll-anti-semitism-in-europe-lon-orig.cnn

List of Attacks on Jewish Institutions in the U.S.: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_attacks_on_Jewish_institutions_in_the_United_States

Whoopi Goldberg Clarifies Comments About the Holocaust on The Late Show (Vanity Fair Article and Video Clip): https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2022/02/whoopi-goldberg-clarifies-comments-about-the-holocaust-on-the-late-show

https://aninjusticemag.com/dear-american-progressives-your-jewish-friends-are-terrified-b24068fcf488