Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison is the writer/editor for Audacious Hospitality at the Union for Reform Judaism and an alumnus of the 2018 JewV’Nation Fellowship’s Jews of Color Leadership Cohort. He earned his B.A. in English-Creative Writing and Film Studies at Miami University and his Certificate in Jewish Leadership through Spertus Institute and Northwestern University. A published essayist, Chris lives with his partner and four pets in metro Detroit, where he serves on Temple Beth El’s Audacious Hospitality group and the Jewish Federation’s NEXTGen LGBTQA Pride Committee and the Hermelin Davidson Center for Congregational Excellence Committee.

What Purim Says About the Jewish Will to Resist

Alongside all its festivities and frivolities, Purim is also a reminder of the very real and continuing threat of antisemitism – and ultimately an inspiration to us today as we continue to stand up to those who wish us harm.