Tag: Former Soviet Union

Never Alone – Prison, Politics and My People


September 24, “Never Alone: Prison, Politics and my People” Natan Sharansky, Chair, ISGAP; 2020 Genesis Prize Laureate Professor Gil Troy, Professor of History, McGill University Chair Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Zoom Webinar Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 Time: 8:00 AM Los Angeles Time – 11:00 AM […]

Natan Sharansky on Fighting the Coronavirus


Natan Sharansky on Fighting the Coronavirus Mr. Natan Sharansky, Chair, ISGAP 23 March 2020 This video was produced by the Jewish Agency of Israel.

Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews: Antisemitism, Propaganda, and the Displacement of Ukrainian Jewry by Sam Sokol


Drawn from journalist Sam Sokol’s experiences covering the Ukraine Crisis, Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews chronicles the collapse of Jewish life in the regions of eastern Ukraine occupied by Russian-backed separatist militias in 2014 and the subsequent refugee crisis that saw more than 32,000 Ukrainians flee to Israel. Based on extensive interviews and told […]

Natan Sharansky, Antisemitism on the Left and Right – How to Recognize It and Fight It


Natan Sharansky, “Antisemitism on the Left and Right – How to Recognize It and Fight It” Human Rights Activist, Former Chairman of the Jewish Agency, Former Cabinet Minister of the Government of Israel Chair, ISGAP ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2019 St. John’s College Oxford University July 18, 2019

Dr. Vladimir (Ze’ev) Khanin, “Antisemitism and ‘Philosemitism’ at War: Jewish Issues in the Interstate and Intrastate Conflicts at the post-Soviet Space.”


“Antisemitism and ‘Philosemitism’ at War: Jewish Issues in the Interstate and Intrastate Conflicts at the post-Soviet Space.” Dr. Vladimir (Ze’ev) Khanin, Department of Political Science at Ariel and Bar-Ilan Universities ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute 2017 St. John’s College, Oxford University, United Kingdom Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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


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 […]

West is West, East is East: The Specific East European Incarnation of Antisemitism


Note: This op-ed is a partial summary of Dr. Katz’s talk at ISGAP in New York City on 5 April 2016. A PDF of his power point presentation on the evening (©Dovid Katz) is available online. Antisemitism in Western Europe is nowadays overwhelmingly a product of the (far) left. Its practitioners are socially, educationally and demographically […]

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

Vakhtang Kipiani “Antisemitism in the Media from 1988 to the Present: The Ukrainian and Russian Cases”


Vakhtang Kipiani is a Ukrainian journalist, chief editor of the well-known website, “Istorychna Pravda.” He was a participant of the Granite revolution of 1990. During the 1990s-2000s, he served as a journalist for several newspapers and TV channels. Kipiani studies the history of the informal press in the former Soviet Union and manifestations of extremism […]

Samuel Sokol, “The Forgotten Jews of Ukraine: Why the Jewish World Is Not Rallying to Assist the Displaced”


Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Samuel Sokol Jewish World/Diaspora Correspondent at the Jerusalem Post Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:30PM ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor