Tag: europe

Melanie Phillips, “Islamophobia and Antisemitism: A Dangerous Comparison”

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APRIL 4, 2016 “ISLAMOPHOBIA AND ANTISEMITISM: A DANGEROUS COMPARISON” Melanie Phillips, Journalist, Author, Publisher Location: ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor Time: 6:00 PM Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

Benjamin Weinthal, “Europe’s Economic War On Israel: The Role of Antisemitism in BDS and Product Labels”

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MARCH 31, 2016 “Europe’s Economic War on Israel: The Role of Antisemitism in BDS and Product Labels” Benjamin Weinthal, European Affairs Correspondent for The Jerusalem Post, Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) Location: ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor Time: 6:00 PM Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

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

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What is the government policy today vis-a-vis the still quite substantial Jewish communities in two major post soviet republics, the Russian Federation and Ukraine? Did state antisemitism, once abolished, cause antisemitism to disappear or is there something in the Russian public and political culture which threatens to make antisemitism surface once again? In Poland or […]

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

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Europe, the Vatican and the Normalization of Antisemitism

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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 […]

Antisemitism in Response to the 2015 Refugee Wave – Case of the Czech Republic

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Despite its strategic location in Central Europe, the Czech Republic remains nearly untouched by the Refugee Wave. In Autumn 2015, when the wave started to culminate in Germany, the Czech Republic had more asylum seekers from Cuba than from Syria. Despite this fact, the Czechs read the news on the Refugee Crisis and the Paris […]

Angry Germans, Inept Leaders

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German topics rarely make it into American cable news. Recently, however, a leading TV show put Chancellor Angela Merkel into the category of “villain of the week.” The reason given: she allowed an invasion of mostly young men from Arab and North African lands into Germany. Assaults during the Cologne New Year’s Eve celebrations seem […]