Tag: Post-Soviet Europe

Butchering History but Not the Jews, the Case of Post-Revolutionary Ukraine

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/butchering-history-but-not-the-jews-the-case-of-post-revolutionary-ukraine/

“Glory to the nation! Death to the enemies!” This chant was heard across Kiev’s central Maidan Square in late 2013 as thousands of Ukrainians massed in protest against the corruption and brutality Viktor Yanukovych, their pro-Russian President. It was a chilling slogan, bearing harsh connotations for those who understood its identification with the Ukrainian nationalist […]

Jews in Post-Communist Russia: A State with Philosemitic Pretensions, a Society with Antisemitic Sentiments

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/jews-in-post-communist-russia-a-state-with-philosemitic-pretensions-a-society-with-antisemitic-sentiments/

What is the government policy today vis-a-vis the still quite substantial Jewish communities in two major post soviet republics, the Russian Federation and Ukraine? Did state antisemitism, once abolished, cause antisemitism to disappear or is there something in the Russian public and political culture which threatens to make antisemitism surface once again? In Poland or […]

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

https://isgap.org/flashpoint/west-is-west-east-is-east-the-specific-east-european-incarnation-of-antisemitism/

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 […]

András Gero – “Antisemitic Discourse in Hungary Following the Collapse of Communism”

https://isgap.org/media/2008/03/antisemitic-discourse-in-hungary-following-the-collapse-of-communism/

Lecture: Antisemitic Discourse in Hungary Following the Collapse of Communism Speaker: Professor András Gero, Central European University, Dept. of History Date: March 6, 2008 YIISA/ISGAP Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Seminar Series

Jonathan Brent – “The Uses of Antisemitism in Russia’s New/Old Cold War”

https://isgap.org/media/2006/10/the-uses-of-antisemitism-in-russias-new-old-cold-war/

Lecture: The Uses of Antisemitism in Russia’s New/Old Cold War Speaker: Jonathan Brent, Associate Director/Editorial Director, Yale University Press Date: October 19, 2006