Tag: Antisemitic violence

Escalation of Palestinian violence


The recent escalation in Palestinian violence was brought about by events in early September 2015, when tensions regarding the Temple Mount (Al-Aqsa Mosque) rose between Israelis and Palestinians. Violence broke out during the Jewish High Holidays, that saw an increase in Jewish worshippers to the Western Wall and the Temple Mount, as well as an […]

Palestinian Violence and Failure of Leadership


I am disheartened and worried about the violence being perpetrated in Israel by my fellow Palestinians. This recent wave of violence started at the Al-Aqsa mosque, in East Jerusalem, and extended to the rest of East Jerusalem, to the West Bank, and then to all of Israel does not seem to have any positive consequences […]

Professor Benny Morris – “The 1948 War as a Jihad”


Title: “The 1948 War as a Jihad” Speaker: Professor Benny Morris, Professor of Middle East History, Ben Gurion University Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Location: ISGAP Center, as part of the ISGAP seminar series “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective”