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Summer Seminars

This summer, USCIRF is holding a Summer Seminar series on the Hill, providing an opportunity for Congressional staff, interns and the general public to learn more about USCIRF and issues related to international religious freedom and human rights.



Summer Seminar #1 — A Foundational Human Right: Why International Religious Freedom Matters - Monday, June 24


Brian Grim, President, Religious Freedom and Business Foundation

The Honorable Frank Wolf, former member, House of Representatives

Commissioner Kristina Arriaga, USCIRF









Summer Seminar #2 — Anti-Semitism: The World's Oldest Hatred New Again?

Wednesday, July 24
8:00 am - 9:15 am
2168 Rayburn House Office Building (the Gold Room)


The Honorable Elan Carr, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

The Honorable Nita Lowey, Chair, Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, and Member, U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Lee Zeldin, Member, U.S. House of Representatives

Rabbi David Saperstein, former Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Tad Stahnke, William and Sheila Konar Director of International Outreach, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Gary Bauer, Commissioner, USCIRF