Tag: Contemporary Antisemitism

Israel and Europe After Brussels: What Insights Can We Share?

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/israel-and-europe-after-brussels-what-insights-can-we-share/

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Israel, which unfortunately has had a great deal of experience with terrorist violence, has much to offer Europe in its own confrontation with Islamist terror. Once Europe has internalized the reality that it is fighting a war, Israel can advise it regarding strategies like effective intelligence collection, disruption of enemy money supply, and […]

“ANTISEMITISM IN FRANCE”

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Dr. Marc Knobel Research and Director of Studies at CRIF (Conseil representative des institutions Juives de France) January 28, 2016 Location: Leacock Building, Room 738 Time: 6:00 P.M. Convener: Michelle Whiteman, Director, ISGAP Canada

Vladimir Khanin, “Jews in Post-Communist Russia: A State with Philosemitic Pretensions, a Society with Antisemitic Sentiments”

https://isgap.org/media/2016/03/vladimir-khanin-jews-in-post-communist-russia-a-state-with-philosemitic-pretensions-a-society-with-antisemitic-sentiments/

MAR. 7 “JEWS IN POST-COMMUNIST RUSSIA: A STATE WITH PHILOSEMITIC PRETENSIONS, A SOCIETY WITH ANTISEMITIC SENTIMENTS” Dr. Vladimir Khanin Associate Professor, Department of Political and Middle Eastern Studies, Ariel University of Samaria Location: Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC Room 3015 Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

Vitaly Portnikov, “The Phenomenon of the Ukrainian Jewry: Life After Death: Antisemitism without Jews”

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FEB. 18 “THE PHENOMENON OF THE UKRAINIAN JEWRY: LIFE AFTER DEATH: ANTISEMITISM WITHOUT JEWS” Vitaly Portnikov Ukrainian Journalist, Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe Location: Voloska Street 8/5, Building 5, Basement Time: 6:00 P.M.

Hate Week: Why the “Israeli Apartheid” Canard is Antisemitic

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/hate-week-why-the-israeli-apartheid-canard-is-antisemitic/

It’s back. Every year at this time, some extreme anti-Israel activists invoke the worst terms of abuse they can think of to try to stigmatize the Jewish state. Jewish students on college campuses around the world call it “Hate Week”—for good reason. They feel the sting of potent antisemitic imagery on public display, aggressively deployed […]

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

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/israeli-apartheid-week-in-britain-why-students-unions-are-acting-unlawfully/

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 […]

Memory, The Jewish Intellectual, and Cartesian Cogito in Amery’s “At the Mind’s Limits”

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/memory-the-jewish-intellectual-and-cartesian-cogito-in-amerys-at-the-minds-limits/

Jean Amery, in the first chapter of At the Mind’s Limits, tries to demonstrate that Auschwitz rids the intellect of his western ideals and reduces the intellect to a playful logical framework. And as a playful logical framework, Amery’s account of the intellect resembles the Cartesian Cogito. In order to argue this thesis, I will […]

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

Assessing the New Wave of Judeophobia in France

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Today, few commentators deny the new wave of hatred against Jews in France. Indeed, many increasingly acknowledge that this is a global phenomenon. Assessing antisemitism in France is not only important for an evaluation of the threat for Jewish communities, but for French society in general. Moreover, the French case, in which this new wave […]