Ellison to discuss Arab Spring and anti-Semitism this week

While some members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation are using this week’s recess to hold town halls, DFL Rep. Keith Ellison will take part in two events of a more academic nature.

Tonight he’ll be part of a panel discussing the popular revolutions in the Arab world and on Wednesday, he’ll be part of a discussion about anti-Semitism.

Details from his office below:

Tonight, from 6-8 PM, Congressman Keith Ellison will participate in a panel discussion hosted by the Tahrir Institute: “The Arab Spring – Emerging Middle East Democracies and America’s National Interest.”

Other panelists include:

• Maya Berry, Executive Director of the Arab American Institute

• Dr. Mansour El-Kikhia, chair of Political Science and Geography, at the University of Texas–San Antonio

Open to the public. Cowles Auditorium at the Humphrey Center – 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minnesota

On Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 PM, Congressman Keith Ellison is hosting a forum on combatting Anti-Semitism and Religious Intolerance at the Sabes Jewish Community Center (4330 Cedar Lake Road in St. Louis Park). The forum will feature special guest Hannah Rosenthal, Special Envoy to Combat and Monitor Anti-Semitism at the US Department of State. All are welcome to attend and participate.

  • bob

    mr ellison what do you have to say regarding the killing of catholics by muslims?