The grandson of a Holocaust survivor, Jonathan Greenblatt now heads up the Anti-Defamation League, one of America’s premier civil rights and human relations organizations. Prior to ADL, Jonathan cofounded Ethos Brands and also served as Special Assistant to President Barack Obama and Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. On this episode of the Mean, Jonathan talks with Michael about his career journey, anti-Semitism trends in the United States, the dangers of the Alt-right, and his strategy for leading the ADL into the future.
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