Ruth Illman

Ruth Illman is the Director of the Donner Institute for Research into Religion and Culture at Åbo Akademi University Foundation (SÅA) in Turku, Finland. Her research concerns questions pertaining to Jewish life in the Nordics today, cultural encounters and interreligious dialogue, ethnographic research methodology within cultural studies. She was co-editor of a volume on religion and […]

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Aicha Smith-Belghaba

Aicha Smith-Belghaba is an indigenous and Algerian chef of the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve. She is the founder of Esha’s Eats, which not only creates recipes based on her dual heritage, but focuses on issues of Indigenous food sovereignty.

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The Bridge Initiative

The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project on Islamophobia housed in Georgetown University. The Bridge Initiative aims to disseminate original and accessible research, offers engaging analysis and commentary on contemporary issues, and hosts a wide repository of educational resources to inform the general public about Islamophobia.

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USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education

The USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, formerly Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, is a nonprofit organization that documents the experiences of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. It has taped more than 50,000 testimonies and produced films and classroom materials. Its mission is to “overcome prejudice, intolerance and bigotry – and the […]

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International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is an intergovernmental organization with 35 member countries and nine observer countries. Founded in 1998 by former Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson, IHRA addresses issues related to the Holocaust and genocide of the Roma. Kathrin Meyer has been secretary-general of the IHRA since 2008. The IHRA’s permanent offices are in […]

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Runnymede Trust

The Runnymede Trust is a U.K.-based think tank focused on researching racial inequalities in the U.K. and producing educational assets, policy briefings and public engagement pieces to provide the tools with which to “dismantle systemic racism and barriers to opportunity across society.” Its interim CEO is Shabna Begum.

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Museum of Jewish Heritage

The Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan describes itself as a living memorial to the Holocaust, with the express aim of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during and after the Holocaust. Press contact is Kate Brickman.

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Search for Common Ground

Search for Common Ground is a Washington D.C. and Brussels-based non-governmental organization that works to end violent conflict and build healthy, safe, and just societies.

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