Date of Lecture: November 14, 2016
About the Speaker: David N. Saperstein is the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, a principal advisor to the president and secretary of state, and chief diplomat on issues of religious freedom around the world. A rabbi and attorney, he previously served as director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, overseeing the national social justice programming for the largest segment of American Jewry.
About the Talk: Ambassador Saperstein explains the United States' role in advising and negotiating with countries to change practices that discriminate or persecute minority religious groups and in defending those minorities from oppressive governments and terrorist groups.
His talk was supported by the Kraft-Hiatt Fund for Jewish-Christian Understanding.