Tag: Benjamin Weinthal

Sharansky urges Oberlin College to fire alleged Iran ‘war criminal’

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Sharansky urges Oberlin College to fire alleged Iran ‘war criminal’ By Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies “The internationally famous freedom and democracy campaigner Natan Sharansky on Wednesday urged Oberlin College in Ohio to fire its scandal-plagued religion professor Mohammad Mahallati because of his alleged role in aiding the Islamic Republic of Iran […]

Day Two Highlights: 2021 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute

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ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies Day Two Highlights Date: Monday, August 2, 2021 Professor William Kolbrener, Professor of English Literature, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel “BDS and the Decline of the Humanities Classroom”   Benjamin Weinthal, European Affairs Correspondent, Jerusalem Post; Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy, Jerusalem, […]

Read ISGAP’s Executive Director, Dr. Charles Asher Small, and Benjamin Weinthal, Foundation for Defense of Democracy, Discuss Iranian Regime’s Antisemitism and What Germany Should Do in Israel Hayom

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In an op-ed piece with Israel Hayom, Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy, and Dr. Charles Asher Small, Founder and Executive Director, ISGAP, and St. Antony’s College, Oxford, make the case that Berlin should take the lead in issuing economic sanctions and a cessation of diplomatic relations with Iran until the country recognizes […]

ISGAP DRC Course on Making Sense of BDS, Benjamin Weinthal

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Course Instructor Benjamin Weinthal, Award-Winning European Affairs Correspondent, Jerusalem Post, and Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Making Sense of BDS on both sides of the Atlantic, will cover the rise of the anti-Israel boycott campaign among politicians, on college campuses, and within NGOs. An examination of BDS-animated antisemitism with respect to the support it receives […]

Countering BDS

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Apr. 27, Countering BDS Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy Week Four: The need for policy changes to combat BDS will also be a part of the course. What sophisticated policy recommendations exist to aid European and American lawmakers and policymakers in blocking the growth of a movement that has been classified […]

Arab Boycotts

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Apr. 20, Arab Boycotts Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy Week Three: A dive into the Arab boycott of Jews and Israel will be a feature of the course. Palestinian Arabs launched boycott activities and violence against Jewish businesses and Jews in then-British mandate Palestine. As early as 1922 Arab leaders promoted […]

BDS: Past and Present

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Apr. 13, BDS: Past and Present Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy Week Two: The role of German neo-Nazi parties, who have pushed BDS, will also be analyzed in the course. What are the similarities between the Hitler movement’s boycott of Jewish businesses and the BDS goals outlined in its formal 2005 […]

A Century of Boycott

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Apr. 6, A Century of Boycott Benjamin Weinthal, European Affairs Correspondent, Jerusalem Post; Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracy Week One An examination of BDS-animated antisemitism with respect to the support it receives from terrorist organizations and state-sponsors of terrorism will be a part of the course. We explore the Islamic Republic of Iran—the […]

Germany’s Battle Against BDS and the Delegitimization of Israel

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“Germany’s Battle Against BDS and the Delegitimization of Israel” Benjamin “Benny” Weinthal, Distinguished Journalist, Berlin; Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies Convener  Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 2020-2021 Research Fellow International Seminar Series

Iran’s Struggle for the Middle East and the Shifting Paradigms in the Age of the Coronavirus

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Apr. 7, “Iran’s Struggle for the Middle East and the Shifting Paradigms in the Age of the Coronavirus” Speakers Benjamin Weinthal, Research Scholar, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Journalist, Jerusalem Post Chair Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Zoom Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020