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UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS, URGENT ANSWERS WITH NOA TISHBY & EMMANUEL ACHO

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Aren’t all Jews wealthy and overly focused on money?

Do Jews hold an excessive amount of influence and power compared to other groups?

How can you say that anti-Zionism is antisemitic?

Emmanuel Acho initiates candid dialogues, addressing difficult questions. He fosters honest, accessible discussions crucial for bridging racial divides in our society.

Noa Tishby fearlessly confronts these difficult questions, taking on old canards about Jews killing Jesus or Jews having white privilege after millennia serving as history’s favorite scapegoat.

But that’s the entire point.

The questions – and answers – that inform their new book, Uncomfortable Conversations with a Jew, are designed to challenge, just as Emmanuel’s New York Times bestselling book and series Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man and Tishby’s New York Times bestseller Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earthcompel readers to confront uncomfortable truths and expand their understanding.

The outspoken Israeli-American and the mild-mannered son of a Nigerian pastor join us for a timely and disarmingly frank conversation that will connect ancient tropes and current memes and offer a much-needed guide to un-hating essential for this fraught moment in Jewish history.

A former NFL linebacker, Emmanuel Acho is the host of the Fox Sports show Speak! and is a television personality whose book serves as the foundation for a popular online series, solidifying his influence in both sports, entertainment and media.

Israel’s former Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism and Delegitimization, Tishby, a Tel Aviv native who now lives in Los Angeles, sold In Treatment to HBO, the first Israeli television show to become an American series. Highly visible on social media, she founded several nonprofit organizations, including Act for Israel and Eighteen, which combats antisemitism and inspires Jewish pride.

Thursday, May 2, 2024 | 8:00 PM Eastern

 

 

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