Tag: europe

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 […]

Dr. Gunther Jikeli, “Rising Antisemitism in Europe: How to Assess the Threat?”

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“Rising Antisemitism in Europe: How to Assess the Threat” Dr. Gunther Jikeli Visiting Professor, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, Indiana University Senior Research Fellow, ISGAP Location: Leacock Building, Room 738 Time: 6:00 P.M. Thursday, December 10th, 2015

The Paris Attacks, Antisemitism and the Elections

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The mass terror attacks which took place in Paris and the nearby town of Saint-Denis on the evening of November 13 did not specifically target Jewish individuals, property or events (in fact, the attacks occurred on the Jewish Sabbath in the French capital). Although at least two Jews were killed at the Bataclan concert hall, […]

How Not to Grieve for Victims of Terrorism: Judith Butler’s Hypocritical Response to the Paris Attacks

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Three days after the obscene terror attacks of November 13, 2015, in Paris, Judith Butler—a leading BDS philosopher, who has called for an end to Jewish sovereignty and self-determination in Israel[1]—had this to say. Quit whining, Paris. It’s not all just about you. Consider the Palestinians. I am paraphrasing, of course. Here are Butler’s original […]

Antisemitism, Made in France (2000-2015)

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(English translation) For several years within the contentious field of antisemitism, we have seen a routine emerge of obscene words, selective outrage and blatant antisemitic assaults. But this violence forms part of a more general pattern, starting from the time of the second Intifada (2000) when anti-Jewish violence swept almost simultaneously across France and throughout […]

Ilan Greilsammer, “Zionism, Anti-Zionism, Post-Zionism, Antisemitism: Ending Semantic Confusions in the French Debate”

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May 20 “Zionism, Anti-Zionism, Post-Zionism, Antisemitism: Ending Semantic Confusions in the French Debate” Ilan Greilsammer Professor of Political Science, Director of the Institute of the Study of Europeans, Bar-Ilan University, Israel Discussant: Philippe Portier Director GSRL, EPHE Location: EPHE Salle 117, Batiment Le France Time: 4:00-6:00 PM 20 mai “Sionisme, antisionisme, post-sionisme, antisémitisme: pour en […]

Gunther Jikeli, “Antisemitism of Young Muslims”

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Apr. 13 “Antisemitism of Young Muslims” Gunther Jikeli, MMZ, GSRL, ISGAP Discussant: Steven Uran CEM, Research Fellow, CESTA, Stanford University Location: EPHE, Room 115 Time: 6:00-8:00 PM