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ISGAP Flashpoint

Auschwitz Violins and the Jewish State

The sound of the violin awakens the soul; its cry mirrors the suffering of the Jewish people, and yet it also gives us hope. Much like Hatikva, Israel’s National Anthem, its emotional qualities resonate throughout centuries of suffering that the Jewish neshama (soul) has endured, yearning to return home, to Israel and the hope of our redemption.

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Himmler's Boost for al-Husaini

A Re-Discovery of the SS-Leader’s Anti-Balfour Cable to the Grand Mufti

In April the National Israeli Library blogged Himmler’s re-discovered telegram to the grand mufti of Jerusalem Amin al-Husaini. Contrary to the comment there that Nazi Germany did not declare its help for the Arab independence, I argue, it did. This cable further recognized the movement of the Mufti, who lived from 1941 to 1945 in Berlin. He realized with the Axis powers his main goals against the Jews and Allies, also in the Mideast. The thesis that his only success was preventing “a few cases of Jews departing Europe for Palestine” denies his own admissions and ideological roles. He described the fate of Jews who were forced to remain in Europe after his protests, especially of Hungarian Jews. I will shed historical light on this cable.

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Seminar Series
Seminar Series

The ISGAP Seminar Series, “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective,” explores antisemitism in various regional contexts, using an array of approaches within a comprehensive, interdisciplinary framework. In this series, eminent scholars and researchers are invited to present the results of their research in an informal scholarly setting.

Publications
Publications

ISGAP Research Papers reflect the broad range of academic activities associated with ISGAP, its faculty, and scholars associated with our mandate. ISGAP Books includes several volumes containing a selection of papers published by the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, including several presented at the “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” conference organized by YIISA/ISGAP at Yale University in August 2010.

Summer Institute
Summer Institute

The ISGAP Summer Institute is a two week intensive, workshop-based program aimed at developing curricula for courses on antisemitism. The institute is held at Hertford College, University of Oxford. Under the guidance of leading international scholars, participants will develop syllabi for courses in the critical interdisciplinary study of antisemitism. After completing the program, participants will teach these courses at their home institutions. 

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I24 Television News DEBRIEF: Elections in France features Dr. Charles Asher Small

I24 Television News DEBRIEF: Elections in France Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP, joined by French Parliamentarian Meyer Habib and Remi Daniel, Student Leader, Israeli Students Combatting Antisemitism. Part I – “Will Jewish organizations rally against Le Pen?” Part II – “Le Pen’s controversial views on WWII history”

ISGAP Announces Vice President for Strategic Development

We are pleased to announce that David Prussky is joining the ISGAP executive team as the Vice President for Strategic Development.   Mr. Prussky’s role is to assist in the development of the business side of ISGAP, including fundraising.   Mr. David Prussky Vice President for Strategic Development, ISGAP   David Prussky received his MBA and […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small Meets with Leading European Officials to Discuss the Rising Threat of Contemporary Antisemitism

Following Dr. Small’s presentation at the European Parliament, he met with Ms. Katharina von Schnurbein, European Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism, and Johannes Boermann, from the Office of the Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism. ISGAP has established itself as a leading collaborator among international institutions that are actively setting policy to counter contemporary antisemitism, extremism and other […]

Yehudit Barsky, "Violence Against Jews in the United States: A Historical Perspective and Analysis"

On April 20th, Yehudit Barsky, an ISGAP Research Fellow and Author, spoke at Columbia Law School. She lectured on a recent report she published at the Community Security Service (CSS) entitled, Terrorist Incidents and Attacks Against Jews and Israelis in the United States, 1969-2016. Violence Against Jews in the United States: A Historical Perspective and Analysis […]

Video - Dr. Charles Asher Small, ISGAP, Vanier College, "Genocidal Antisemitism and the Crisis of Modernity: The Contemporary Challenges to Human Rights and Democratic Principles"

Click here to watch the keynote address. Mar. 30, “Genocidal Antisemitism and the Crisis of Modernity: The Contemporary Challenges to Human Rights and Democratic Principles” Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP Keynote Address – Vanier College 25th Annual Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide, Justice and Accountability Location: Vanier College Auditorium, 821 Avenue Sainte-Croix Montreal, […]
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