Tag: western europe

Jews, Feudalism and the Magna Carta Mediaeval Myth Management and Modern Mismanagement©

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“I wish I were in topsy-turvy land, where white is black and black is white, and night is day and day is night” (Unknown but similar to line in “My Dream” a Bab Ballad by W. S. Gilbert in the Operetta Topsyturveydom with music by Alfred Cellier). “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” […]

Chaolin: A Senseless Death

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French version follows the English. The life of Chaolin Zhang, an unassuming 49 year-old dressmaker and father of two, was stomped out on a sidewalk in Aubervilliers on the 12th of August, for no reason. One assault among so many, nothing out of the ordinary for the thugs that have been targeting Chinese people in the […]

Qu’est-ce qu’une caricature antisémite ? Essai d’explication historique et politique

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I. Caricature, antisémitisme, antisionisme: de quoi parle-t-on ? La caricature n’est pas une source documentaire parmi d’autres : dans un monde marqué avant tout par l’image, la caricature est devenue un des moyens de communication les plus populaires et les plus efficaces. Aujourd’hui comme hier, l’opinion publique est davantage conditionnée par l’image -de la caricature à la […]

Israel and Europe After Brussels: What Insights Can We Share?

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Israel, which unfortunately has had a great deal of experience with terrorist violence, has much to offer Europe in its own confrontation with Islamist terror. Once Europe has internalized the reality that it is fighting a war, Israel can advise it regarding strategies like effective intelligence collection, disruption of enemy money supply, and […]

“ANTISEMITISM IN FRANCE”

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Dr. Marc Knobel Research and Director of Studies at CRIF (Conseil representative des institutions Juives de France) January 28, 2016 Location: Leacock Building, Room 738 Time: 6:00 P.M. Convener: Michelle Whiteman, Director, ISGAP Canada

Israeli Apartheid Week in Britain: Why Students’ Unions Are Acting Unlawfully

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Israeli Apartheid Week sits within a global social movement, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions or BDS movement, which aims to exclude Israel from the economic, cultural and educational life of the rest of the world. It has been a feature of city and campus life since 2004 when it burst onto the scene with the […]

Assessing the New Wave of Judeophobia in France

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Today, few commentators deny the new wave of hatred against Jews in France. Indeed, many increasingly acknowledge that this is a global phenomenon. Assessing antisemitism in France is not only important for an evaluation of the threat for Jewish communities, but for French society in general. Moreover, the French case, in which this new wave […]

Dr. Glen Feder, Director of ISGAP France, i24 News Interview

https://isgap.org/post/2016/02/dr-glen-feder-director-of-isgap-france-i24-news-interview/

Dr. Glen Feder, Director of ISGAP France and Senior Research Fellow, sat down with i24 News to discuss the connection between increasing emigration to Israel and antisemitism. Interview in French.  Click here to watch. 

Angry Germans, Inept Leaders

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German topics rarely make it into American cable news. Recently, however, a leading TV show put Chancellor Angela Merkel into the category of “villain of the week.” The reason given: she allowed an invasion of mostly young men from Arab and North African lands into Germany. Assaults during the Cologne New Year’s Eve celebrations seem […]

Israel and the Belgian Media: A Mirror of the Israel-Gaza Conflict (July-August 2014)

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By: Dr. Joel Kotek, ISGAP Research Fellow Focusing on the Belgian francophone media’s coverage of the 2014 Gaza conflict, this paper traces the specific ways in which news reporting on the Middle East manifests an inherently anti-Israel bias that draws upon a Western tradition of antisemitic figures and motifs. The Belgian media’s systematically negative predisposition […]