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Swastika Proclamation: Swastika Is Different from Hakenkreuz

16 Aug, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT $100

The Swastika Awareness Coalition (SAC) is hosting a panel discussion on the Swastika Proclamation, which clarifies the difference between the swastika and the Nazi symbol, the hakenkreuz. The panelists, who come from different walks of life, include Jewish, Buddhist, Native American, Hindu, and youth representatives.

The Swastika Proclamation was formally unveiled in 2022 by spiritual leaders from Buddhist, Hindu, and Native American traditions across North America. The proclamation acknowledges the suffering caused by the Holocaust and other genocides, but it also clarifies that the swastika has been a sacred symbol of peace and well-being for thousands of years. By wrongly associating the swastika with the Nazi regime, enormous harm has been done to millions of people who continue to use the symbol with reverence.

The panel discussion will explore the history and meaning of the swastika, the difference between the swastika and the hakenkreuz, and the importance of distinguishing between the two symbols. The panelists will also discuss the challenges of educating the public about the swastika and the need to combat anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance.

The panel discussion is an important opportunity to learn about the swastika and to promote understanding and tolerance. It is open to the public and will be held on August 16, 2023 at 8 AM at McCormick Place – Lakeside Center, Chicago, IL.

16 Aug, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Swastika Awareness Coalition


McCormick Place, Lakes Side Center, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616, United States
McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr,
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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