Tag: Christian Antisemitism

Europe, the Vatican and the Normalization of Antisemitism


On Sunday January 17th, 2016 Pope Francis made his first visit as Pontiff to the Great Synagogue in Rome. This was a significant event, the third such visit by a Pontiff to the Great Synagogue. Importantly, it followed on the heels of the October commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, where the Pontiff […]

The Roots of Anti-Israel Attitudes


Israel is demonized and singled out by the media and international bodies. Israel is accused of excessive use of force, despite its great efforts to minimize collateral damage, while the massacres by the Assad regime or the heavy collateral damage resulting from Saudi attacks in Yemen are hardly mentioned. The EU decided to mark the […]

Tim Boxer On Global Anti-Semitism


Tony Lo Bianco, the Italian American actor from Brooklyn, was feeling depressed. He was at a luncheon for the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP), one of the regular informative events produced by Jeffrey Wiesenfeld at his office at Bernstein Global Wealth Management. “I’ve attended many of these events,” Lo Bianco […]

Hilda Nissimi, Lara Trubowitz, Mark Weitzman – “Christianity and Antisemitism”


YIISA/IASA “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” Conference Panel: “Christianity and Antisemitism” Speakers: Dr. Hilda Nissimi, Bar-Ilan University – “Religion, Liberalism, and Empire in Britain: Antisemitism as Lynchpin” Professor Lara Trubowitz, University of Iowa – “Wyndham Lewis, Christian Theology and the Artfulness of Antisemitism, or Redefining Tolerance in an Era of Refugees” Mark Weitzman, Simon […]

Melanie Phillips – “The Demoralisation of Britain: Moral Relativism, the Church of England and the Jews”


Lecture: The Demoralisation of Britain Moral Relativism, the Church of England and the Jews Speaker: Melanie Phillips, Journalist and Author Date: November 13, 2008 YIISA/ISGAP Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Seminar Series

Antony Polonsky – “Poles, Jews, and the Problems of Divided Memory” & Jan T. Gross – “Polish Anti-semitism after Auschwitz”


Lectures: Professor Antony Polonsky Albert Abramson Chair of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – “Poles, Jews, and the Problems of Divided Memory” Professor Jan T. Gross Professor of War and Society, Princeton University – “Polish Anti-semitism after Auschwitz” Date: January 25, 2007 YIISA/ISGAP Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Seminar Series

James Carroll – “The Church and the Jews: The Lessons of History”


Lecture: The Church and the Jews: The Lessons of History Speaker: James Carroll, renowned historian, journalist, and author of Constantine’s Sword: The Church and the Jews – A History Date: September 28, 2006