Tag: Antisemitism

False Witness: What the Israel-Hamas War Teaches Us About Defining Antisemitism


While Hamas terrorists were still massacring “peacenik” kibbutz-members, young people dancing in the desert, and farmers in Israel’s arid South on October 7, 2023, American newspapers and media worried loudly about the evils of Israel’s retaliation. Hamas videos of terrorists in action revealed: “terrorists torturing a pregnant woman and removing her fetus,” and “bodies of […]

Antisemitism in FSU in 2023 Vis-à-vis the World Trends


The current war in the Middle East has already had, and will obviously still have, a variety of consequences. For example, it seems that media coverage of the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) counter-terrorism operation Swords of Iron in the Gaza Strip has much to offer in terms of putting an end to one of the […]

New Approaches to Combatting Antisemitism


This is not your usual discussion of antisemitism. It’s hard to know what to do about it as an American Jew. This is because the prevalence of antisemitism is rising, most of what has been tried before has not worked and is not working, and more of the same failed ideas are being promulgated. It […]

The “Merah Affair”: The “Sea Change” in Islamism’s Terror Footprint to Holy Jihad in France


On December 16, 2020, a panel of French judges found all 14 defendants guilty of involvement in the 2015 attacks on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris.  As reported by James McAuley of the Washington Post, the long-awaited verdict followed a three-month trial that captivated the French public even […]

What Hamas Leaders Actually Want – In Their Own Words


The time since October 7, 2023, has been a devastating, life-changing time for me and for most Jews around the world: at minimum, we are processing the events of October 7, the deadliest day of murdering Jews since the Holocaust, when six million Jews were systematically murdered by the Nazis. On October 7, approximately 3,000 […]

Underreported Antisemitism as a Methodological and Policy Challenge


             The IDF’s Iron Swords Military Operation (Iron Swords Military Operation), a response to the October 7, 2023 attack by Hamas terrorists on Israeli towns and communities, has triggered a significant wave of global antisemitism, including in Western countries. According to monitoring data from Israel’s Ministry of the Diaspora Affairs […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small for the Wall Street Journal


Read the full article in the Wall Street Journal Website here. By Bojan Pancevski, Matthew Dalton, David Luhnow and Karolina Jeznach – Oct. 30, 2023 12:06 pm ET   BERLIN—A Star of David crudely daubed on the doors of Jewish homes in Berlin. An Orthodox Jewish man punched in the face on a London bus. […]

“Contemporary Antisemitism & How to Combat it,” David Harris


Understanding and Fighting the Current Explosion of Antisemitism Seminar Series 15 Nov. 2023: “Contemporary Antisemitism & How to Combat it” David Harris, Chair of Global Affairs, ISGAP, New York, U.S. Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2023

ISGAP Group Support Process for Developing Resilience


In light of recent events and the concerning rise in antisemitism globally, we recognize the importance of creating a space for dialogue, support, and resilience. We have thus partnered with ISGAP Senior Research Fellow, Lazerwolf Amsel, to host a series of three virtual group support sessions, designed to address how we can deal with the critical issue […]