Tag: holocaust

Echoes of History: The Imperative of Holocaust Education in the Wake of Tragedy


In the aftermath of the devastating October 7, 2023 attacks amidst the latest turmoil, agitation surges anew with the decision of the Ministry of Education of Israel to make Holocaust education non-mandatory in the high school curriculum. In contrast to the decision of the British Colombia Government in November 2023 which made Holocaust education mandatory […]

“Wrestling with God and Man: The Early Works of Elie Wiesel” with Professor Michael Berenbaum


06 Nov. 2023: “Wrestling with God and Man: The Early Works of Eli Wiesel” Professor Michael Berenbaum, Director, Sigi Ziering Institute and Professor of Jewish Studies, American Jewish University, Los Angeles, US Date: Monday, 6 November 2023 Time: 11 AM Eastern Time / 4 PM Greenwich Mean Time

“The Holocaust in Diaries and Memoirs of Child Holocaust Survivors” with Dr. Joanna Sliwa


20 Nov. 2023: “The Holocaust in Diaries and Memoirs of Child Holocaust Survivors” Dr. Joanna Sliwa, Historian, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany; Author, “Jewish Children in Krakow: A Microhistory of the Holocaust” Date: Monday, 20 November 2023

Understanding the Holocaust Through Literature: The Many Entry Wedges


15 Apr. 2024: “Understanding the Holocaust Through Literature: The Many Entry Wedges” Dr. Mehak Burza, Head, Global Holocaust and Religious Studies, Global Centre for Religious Research, Denver, United States; Assistant Professor in English, University of Delhi, Delhi, India Date: Monday, 15 April 2024 Time: 11 AM EST | 4 PM GMT | 6 PM Israel […]

From Hitler to Hamas: A Genealogy of Evil


In recent days the word Hamas has been all over the media.  Protesters around the world have come out in support of the murderous terrorists, denying the truth of the photos that Hamas themselves have posted, much as their compatriots deny the Holocaust.  The organization has earned its notoriety not through its “fight for freedom” […]

The Racialization of Jews: Then and Now – Holocaust Memorial Day


– Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Director, ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Cambridge, U.K. – Professor William Kolbrener, Director of Academic Development, ISGAP; Professor, English Literature, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel – Professor David Patterson, the Hillel A. Feinberg Distinguished Chair at the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, University […]

The Abuse of Holocaust Memory in India


The denial and minimization of the Holocaust and the abuse of its memory are some of the most prominent manifestations of antisemitism. Although a predominantly non-Muslim country, India is home to the third-largest Muslim population in the world. With 14 per cent of the population being Muslims in India, the second-most populous country, they make […]

Statement by ISGAP Chair Natan Sharansky on Russian forces bombing Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Site


STATEMENT BY ISGAP CHAIR NATAN SHARANSKY ON RUSSIAN FORCES BOMBING OF BABYN YAR HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL SITE   BYHMC Advisory Board Chair Natan Sharansky: “Putin’s decision to distort and manipulate the Holocaust to justify an illegal invasion of a sovereign democratic country is utterly abhorrent. It is symbolic that he starts attacking Kyiv by bombing the […]

The Holocaust from the Arab Peoples’ Point of View


o8 Mar., “The Holocaust from the Arab Peoples’ Point of View” Dr. Edy Cohen, Researcher, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies Date: Tuesday, March 8th, 2022  Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Time Click to Join ISGAP’s seminar series, in Arabic featuring simultaneous English translation.

Eichmann Proxies: Jewish Survivors, Holocaust Psychology, and A-Bomb Research in Japan


09 Dec., “Eichmann Proxies: Jewish Survivors, Holocaust Psychology, and A-Bomb Research in Japan” Professor Ran Zwigenberg, Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Jewish Studies, Department of Asian Studies, College of the Liberal Arts at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, United States Date: Thursday, December 09, 2021 Time: 09:00 AM Eastern Time