Tag: Jewish Refugees

Commemorating Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries and Iran


There has been a Jewish presence in Arab-Muslim countries since well before Islam was introduced, and it dates back to before the 6th-century, before the current era. However, these communities have disappeared or are in the process of disappearing in the majority of Arab-Muslim countries. In fact, 865,000 Jews found themselves excluded in the very countries […]

Dr. Stanley Urman, “Palestinian Refugees and Jewish Refugees from Arab lands, Same or Different?”


This talk was sponsored by ISGAP, The Institute for the Study of Global antisemitism at McGill University, Apr 20, 2015, “Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries: A Case Study in Discrimination” Dr. Stanley Urman dissects the comparisons and differences between Palestinian refugees and Jewish Refugees from Arab lands from 1948 to the present, based on analysis […]

Gregg Rickman – “The Jews of Yemen: The Last Exodus”


Title: “The Jews of Yemen: The Last Exodus” Speaker: Dr. Gregg Rickman, Former Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, State Department Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Special Lecture followed by film screening of “The Forgotten Refugees” YIISA/ISGAP Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Seminar Series