Latest program in the PaleyImpact Series of Discussions around Antisemitism
Features a Conversation with Actress Julianna Margulies, Television Creators
Taffy Brodesser-Akner and David Shore, and General Counsel and Associate Executive Vice
President of the World Jewish Congress Menachem Rosensaft
NEW YORK, May 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The Paley Center for Media announces today the next program in its PaleyImpact series, Media’s Role in Combating Antisemitism: Jewish Representation on Television. This critical conversation will feature a panel of creators, actors, and cultural leaders on the Paley stage to delve into the characterization of the Jewish community and culture in television and explore how these portrayals have both challenged and reinforced conventional thinking about the authentic Jewish experience. This timely and important dialogue will examine recurring Jewish stereotypes and how to dismantle them.
Taking place on Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 pm ET, the discussion moderated by Jason Zinoman, Critic-at-Large for The New York Times, will feature Actress Julianna Margulies, Television Creators Taffy Brodesser-Akner and David Shore, and General Counsel and Associate Executive Vice President of the World Jewish Congress Menachem Rosensaft.
This program is made possible by the generous support of Ronald S. Lauder.
“The Paley Center for Media’s ongoing antisemitism series ranks amongst our most important programs, especially in light of the alarming rise of antisemitism in our country,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President, and CEO. “This timely and much-needed effort has the power to raise awareness, educate, and bring about positive change. We extend our sincere thanks to Ronald S. Lauder for his generous support in making this program possible.”
Creators, actors, and cultural leaders will gather on the Paley stage together, including:
- Julianna Margulies: Actress
- Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Creator, Fleishman Is in Trouble (Hulu)
- David Shore: Executive Producer, Co-Showrunner, The Good Doctor (ABC); Creator, Showrunner, House (FOX)
- Menachem Rosensaft, General Counsel and Associate Executive Vice President, World Jewish Congress
- Jason Zinoman: Moderator; Critic-at-Large for The New York Times
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The Paley Center for Media’s annual antisemitism series is one of the many PaleyImpact programs held each year, which explore how media shapes public discourse on important social and cultural issues. The Media’s Role in Combating Antisemitism series convenes thought leaders, journalists, and the general public on impactful discussions that inform, educate, and shine a spotlight on the crisis of antisemitism in society. Recent programs in Paley’s antisemitism series include Media’s Role in Combating Antisemitism in the Workplace, The Role of Entertainment and Social Media in Combating Antisemitism, and The Role of Education and Media in Combating Antisemitism, among others.
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