Tag: Islamicism

Islamist Insurgents Burn Historic Manuscripts in Timbuktu


Timbuktu Mayor: Mali Rebels Torched Library of Historic Manuscripts Fleeing Islamist insurgents burnt two buildings containing priceless books as French-led troops approached, says mayor Islamist insurgents retreating from Timbuktu set fire to a library containing thousands of priceless historic manuscripts, according to the Saharan town’s mayor, in an incident he described as a “devastating blow” […]

Daniel Tsadik, Jacob Lassner, Meir Litvak – “Islamism and the Construction of Jewish Identity”


YIISA/IASA “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” Conference Panel: “Islamism and the Construction of Jewish Identity” Speakers: CHAIR: Dr. Risa Sodi, Director, Language Program, Italian Language and Literature, Yale University Professor Daniel Tsadik, Yeshiva University – “Iran and Antisemitism: Some Historical Notes” Professor Jacob Lassner, Northwestern University – “The Roots of Modern Muslim Antisemitism: Jews […]

Mordechai Kedar – “Islamicism, Genocidal Antisemitism and the Place of the Other”


Lecture: Islamicism, Genocidal Antisemitism and the Place of the Other Speaker: Mordechai Kedar, Lecturer, Department of Arabic, the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel Date: February 4, 2009 YIISA/ISGAP Special Event