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Connections: Bridging Religious Differences

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During this hour, we discuss antisemitism, Islamophobia, and bridging religious differences.

Mehnaz Afridi, Ph.D., is from Pakistan, is a practicing Muslim, and teaches at Manhattan College. She's the director of the college's Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center. She'll be in Rochester on November 12 for several events, including a panel discussion on antisemitism and Islamophobia at the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, and a keynote speech about Jewish-Muslim reconciliation for MCC's Kristallnacht program.

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
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