The Conference took place from November 7-8, 2016, and was also sponsored by the Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry. Leading scholars at the Conference included Professor Reuven Firestone, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles, and Professor Jane S. Gerber, City University of New York. The important proceedings will be published by ISGAP.
The Keynote Speech on November 8th was delivered by Charles Asher Small, ISGAP Executive Director. The presentation was entitled: “Globalization, the Rise of Radical Political Islam and the Acquiescence of the West”