Anti-Semitism and Liberal Freedom
About the speaker
Bari Weiss is a journalist and the author of “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,” which won a 2019 National Jewish Book Award and a Natan Notable Book Award. From 2017 to 2020 Weiss was an opinion writer and editor at The New York Times. Before that, she was an op-ed and book review editor at The Wall Street Journal and a senior editor at Tablet Magazine.
Bari is the winner, this year, of the inaugural Per Ahlmark award in recognition of her moral courage. She is also the winner of the Reason Foundation’s 2018 Bastiat Prize, which honors writing that “best demonstrates the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence.” In 2019, Vanity Fair called Weiss the Times’s “star opinion writer” and The Jerusalem Post named Bari the seventh most influential Jew in the world.
Bari is a proud Pittsburgh native and a graduate of Columbia University.
Books by Bari Weiss
Cited Works (In order of reference)
- “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate.” Harper’s Magazine. October 2020.
- Cotton, Tom. “Send In the Troops: The Nation Must Restore Order. The Military Stands Ready.” New York Times. June 3, 2020
- Nirenberg, David. Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition. W.W. Norton & Company. March 3, 2014.
- Rosen, Armin. “Everyone Knows.” Tablet Magazine. July 15, 2019.
- Taibbi, Matt. Hate, Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Hate Each Other. OR Books. October 8, 2019.