Tag: Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Terror Attack in the Tel Aviv Sarona Market

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By now there is wide coverage in various media outlets of the terror attack in Tel Aviv close to IDF Headquarters.  The Atlanta Journal & Constitution – which did not report on the shooting – reported today on a few reactive measures enacted by Israel. The confusion of the first moments was understandable and initially […]

Erdogan, the AKP and Antisemitism

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Turkey’s 15-20,000 Jewish community is on high alert. Just a few months ago Sky News broke a story that Islamic State, otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL, was planning attacks specifically against Turkey’s Jews. Inevitably, security was heightened, schools were closed and community events were postponed. The alert points to the precarious situation of Turkey’s […]

Antisemitism and anti-Zionism: Same Idea, New Cloak

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Comparing antisemitism and Anti-Zionism and showing that the latter is the modern form of the former may be easy if we simply use the US state department 2010 definition of antisemitism that states that “Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and physical manifestations of antisemitism […]

Colombia Unbecoming: Hate Week Comes to Latin America

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What is known in English as Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) has made it to Colombia in the form of the Semana contra el Apartheid Israelí. The “week” consisted of a 4 hour session on April, Friday 22, at a public university in Bogotá, featuring Palestinian, South African, Brazilian and Colombian speakers, and a 4 hour […]

Israel, Jews and the Left

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       According to a recent New York Times article “protesting Israel has become practically an elective for liberal college students furious about the growth of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and the ranks of left-wing Jewish groups advocating boycott of Israeli products have swelled.” [1]/        The transformation of the […]

Eran Lerman, ” Three Totalitarian Temptations Nazism Communism and Islamism as Anchors in the Israel Palestine Conflict”

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Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman Researcher at Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and former Deputy for Foreign Policy and International Affairs at the National Security Council in the Israeli Prime Minster’s Office Location: Leacock Building, Room 738 Time: 6:00 P.M. Convener: Michelle Whiteman, Director, ISGAP Canada

Israeli Apartheid Week in Britain: Why Students’ Unions Are Acting Unlawfully

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Israeli Apartheid Week sits within a global social movement, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions or BDS movement, which aims to exclude Israel from the economic, cultural and educational life of the rest of the world. It has been a feature of city and campus life since 2004 when it burst onto the scene with the […]

Neil Rogachevsky, “The Politics of Israeli Public Diplomacy from the Second Intifada to the Present”

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FEB. 8 “THE POLITICS OF ISRAELI PUBLIC DIPLOMACY FROM THE SECOND INTIFADA TO THE PRESENT” Professor Neil Rogachevsky Tikvah Postdoctoral Fellow, Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, Yeshiva University Location: Harvard Hillel, Rabb Hall Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

Iranian Elections: The Radicals Strike Back

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Tomorrow the Iranian people will simultaneously elect a new Parliament (Majlis) and Council of Experts—assigned to monitor the functioning of the Supreme Leader and to choose a new Supreme Leader when the position becomes vacant. The timing, following the nuclear deal, amidst domestic rifts and growing domestic and external challenges make the elections of unique […]

Bassem Eid “The Internal Palestinian Conflicts”

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Feb.22 “The Internal Palestinian Conflicts” Mr. Bassem Eid Founder, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (PHRMG) Location: Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC B010 Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie