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Cheryl Drazin is set to speak on The Changing Face of Hatred 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at Emanuel Synagogue. | Photo provided

hatred in their communities. To this end, she plans to give a presentation focused on the visual aspect so the audience can truly grasp the importance of the matter. She’s also looking at a brief series focusing on a variety of issues communities should be aware of. “People sometimes tend to think that hate only happens on the fringes or it’s not happening in their own backyard,” Drazin said. “So we’re gonna take some recent regional activities and really kind of deep-dive into what hate is and what it’s looking like and ideas for responding when it impacts a person’s own community or life and what those opportunities are.” Children are encouraged to attend the event. Their age(s) must be listed on the pre-registration form to ensure the appropriate activities are held. “I’m hopeful that we’ll have a really diverse group of folks come,” Blumenthal said of the event. “That’ll be a great opportunity not only to learn, but to get to know each other as neighbors.” Forming a tight network of individuals who fight to eradicate hatred from the places they call home is essential in the maintenance of a society working to free itself from the shackles of prejudice and discrimination. “There’s just no community that’s immune. … There’s not a vaccination or an inoculation that ADL or anyone else could give to fix the problem,” Drazin said. “As a community, the awareness … starts at least the beginning of a meaningful conversation.” Visit or


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