Aaron Ahlquist is the regional director of ADL's South Central Region. He is tasked with combatting Antisemitism and all forms of hatred and bigotry in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. He also co-chairs the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans' security committee. He was previously a lawyer with Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC in New Orleans, and before that, Aaron worked on Capitol Hill. Aaron, his wife and children, have been in New Orleans since 2004 and love their adopted home.
Join ADL Regional Director Aaron Ahlquist and Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans CEO Arnie Fielkow for a discussion moderated by New Orleans Councilman Joe Giarrusso about meeting the challenges facing the Jewish community in an environment of polarization, rising Antisemitism, pandemic, and fraying Jewish unity and identity. The conversation will frame the challenges, and discuss the work being done to navigate the troubled waters.
This session is generously sponsored by the Goldring Family Foundation Center for Jewish-Multicultural Affairs.
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