Tag: Middle East

Major-General Yaakov Amidror, “The War Against the Jewish State: Countries, Terror Organizations and BDS”

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Maj.-Gen (Ret.) Yaakov Amidror Former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel and the Head of the National Security Council from 2011 to 2013.  September 27, “The War Against the Jewish State: Countries, Terror Organizations and BDS” Location: NaUKMA Museum, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, 2 Skovorody St. Time: 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Introductory Greetings […]

Erdogan, the AKP and Antisemitism

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Turkey’s 15-20,000 Jewish community is on high alert. Just a few months ago Sky News broke a story that Islamic State, otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL, was planning attacks specifically against Turkey’s Jews. Inevitably, security was heightened, schools were closed and community events were postponed. The alert points to the precarious situation of Turkey’s […]

Eran Lerman, ” Three Totalitarian Temptations Nazism Communism and Islamism as Anchors in the Israel Palestine Conflict”

https://isgap.org/media/2016/05/eran-lerman-three-totalitarian-temptations-nazism-communism-and-islamism-as-anchors-in-the-israel-palestine-conflict/

Col. (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman Researcher at Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and former Deputy for Foreign Policy and International Affairs at the National Security Council in the Israeli Prime Minster’s Office Location: Leacock Building, Room 738 Time: 6:00 P.M. Convener: Michelle Whiteman, Director, ISGAP Canada

Dovid Katz “The Special Case of Baltic-Ukrainian Holocaust Inversion”

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APRIL 5, 2016 “THE SPECIAL CASE OF BALTIC-UKRAINIAN HOLOCAUST INVERSION” Dr. Dovid Katz, Author, Editor of DefendingHistory.com  Location: ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor Time: 6:00 PM

Mordecai Kedar, “Radical Islam and its Effect on Antisemitism”

https://isgap.org/media/2016/05/mordecai-kedar-radical-islam-and-its-effect-on-antisemitism/

FEB. 1, 2016 “RADICAL ISLAM AND ITS EFFECTS ON ANTISEMITISM” Dr. Mordechai Kedar, Senior Lecturer, Department of Arabic, Center for the Study of the Middle East, Bar-Ilan University Location: ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor Time: 7:00 PM

Islamist Terrorism and Antisemitism

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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–[1] that is, terrorist acts justified by an Islamist-Jihadist ideology, the perpetrators’ interpretation of “true” Islam. Most indications suggest that Jihadist […]

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

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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 […]

Neil Rogachevsky, “The Politics of Israeli Public Diplomacy from the Second Intifada to the Present”

https://isgap.org/media/2016/02/neil-rogachevsky-the-politics-of-israeli-public-diplomacy-from-the-second-intifada-to-the-present/

FEB. 8 “THE POLITICS OF ISRAELI PUBLIC DIPLOMACY FROM THE SECOND INTIFADA TO THE PRESENT” Professor Neil Rogachevsky Tikvah Postdoctoral Fellow, Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought, Yeshiva University Location: Harvard Hillel, Rabb Hall Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

Bassem Eid “The Internal Palestinian Conflicts”

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Feb.22 “The Internal Palestinian Conflicts” Mr. Bassem Eid Founder, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (PHRMG) Location: Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC B010 Time: 7:00 P.M. Convener: Vivaldi Jean-Marie

Mimesis, Antisemitism, Terror

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How can we explain the virulence and brutality—the gratuitous barbarity—of Islamist mass-murder terrorism? More than ideology, more than neurosis, we should consider mimesis, rivalry and mimetic contagion. Some ten days before the attacks in Paris last November, the immortel René Girard died, bringing to an end a long and uniquely productive intellectual career. For decades, […]