Antisemitism and hostile discrimination of Jewish people is manifested in several ways in Arab media, including anti-Judaism, anti-Zionism, and anti-Israeli sentiment. The biased view of Jews by religious leaders, the educational system, and the press creates a narrative condemning Zionism and Israeli policies, obfuscating the history of Judeophobia among Muslims. Arab media outlets systematically disseminate […]
For Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling elite, there’s a hidden, pernicious and conspiring hand that works tirelessly against the Republic of Turkey. Were it not for the connivance of this clandestine network, Turkey would be a global power and leader of nations. Who are these sinister conspirators who plot within the murky shadows of […]
The Muslim Brotherhood has its forerunners: Wahhabism and Salafism, both of which are purist movements designed to purge Islam of all corrupting influences. Wahhabism was founded in 1744 by Muhammad ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhab al-Tamini. Building on its principles, Salafism emerged in the mid-nineteenth century as a collective movement. Salafists, deriving their name from the word […]
Antisemitism is one of the most lethal diseases of hatred that has ever faced humanity; it led to the Holocaust, a horrific and premeditated tragedy of human history, which resulted in the murder of millions of innocent lives and erased thousands of towns and villages from the map. Yet, despite centuries of antisemitism, this genocidal […]
Feb. 23, “Conspiracy Theories Among Refugees in Germany: Preliminary Findings of an Empirical Study” Dr. Günther Jikeli, Associate Professor Justin M. Druck Family Scholar at the Institute for the study of Contemporary Antisemitism, Borns Jewish Studies Program, Indiana University. Location: ARTS Building, McGill Room W20 Time: 5:00 P.M.
February 6, 2017, “The Changing Nature of Middle-Eastern Politics“ Professor Uzi Rabi, Director, Moshe Dayan Center in Middle Easter and North African Studies, Tel Aviv University; Location: The American College of Greece, Upper Level Library Time 3:00 P.M.
November 2, 2016 – “Iran, Israel and the Jews: Why the Obsession?” Professor David Menashri, Tel Aviv University Location: ISGAP Center, 7th Floor Time: 6:00 PM
Combating Islamist ideology and understanding the Islamism-Antisemitism nexus will be key in the battle against terrorism and antisemitism A review of terrorist acts over the last 15 years shows a sharp rise of Islamist terrorism– that is, terrorist acts justified by an Islamist-Jihadist ideology, the perpetrators’ interpretation of “true” Islam. Most indications suggest that Jihadist […]
Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective “Antisemitism in Modern Islamic and Arab Discourse” Dr. Mordechai Kedar Senior Lecturer, Department of Arabic and Center for the Study of the Middle East, Bar-Ilan University Monday, January 26, 2015, 6PM Leacock Building, Room 738 McGill University
Professor Giuseppe Cecere – “What Happened to Mr. Cohen? The Case of Egypt Between Fundamentalist Media and Islamic Traditions”https://isgap.org/media/2014/06/professor-giuseppe-cecere-what-happened-to-mr-cohen-the-case-of-egypt-between-fundamentalist-media-and-islamic-traditions/
Title: “What Happened to Mr. Cohen? The Case of Egypt Between Fundamentalist Media and Islamic Traditions” Speaker: Professor Giuseppe Cecere, Research Associate, IFAO- Institut Francais d’Archeologie du Caire Eastern Section d’Eudes Coptes, Arabes et Islamiques; Professor of Arabic Studies and History of Islamic Countries, University of Florence Date: May 22, 2014 Location: Sapienza University of […]