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 […]
On July 26, 2015, 34 participants from 19 different countries arrived at Hertford College, Oxford University for an intensive two week workshop-based curriculum development program dedicated to the development of antisemitism studies as an academic discipline. Click here to watch the video.
The following, in English translation, is the text of the accompanying video of the speech by Ambassador Nabil Jada’a to the Conference for Peace in Palestine and Israel on May 15, 2015 in Santiago, Chile. “About the hatred we have against the Jewish people. As Palestinians, first, we don’t have hatred. Second we don’t recognize […]
The following, in English translation, is the text of the accompanying video of the speech by Ambassador Nabil Jada’a to the Conference for Peace in Palestine and Israel on May 15, 2015 in Santiago, Chile.
By Yehudit Barsky – Three recent European terror attacks signal an alarming shift in the methods of foreign fighter training and indoctrination. They represent a third wave of terrorist preparation and call for new methods for dealing with them.
By Shalem Coulibaly – Le crime que l’élite d’une nation peut commettre à l’égard de son peuple: c’est l’oubli et l’ignorance de son histoire tant il est vrai que la mémoire collective cultivée dans tous ses pans, critiquée dans toutes ses failles et transmise méthodiquement constituent une balise de protection. Un peuple à la mémoire […]
By Phyllis Chesler – I love opera. I was once a regular contributor to NPR’s “At the Opera,” and that privilege lasted for almost three years. I attend the Metropolitan opera as often as I can—I also attend the Chelsea Opera, the NY City Opera (when it existed), and the Glimmerglass Opera Festival in Cooperstown […]
By Dr. Joël Kotek May 26, 2014 – The Jews remain the main target of hate speech and physical violence in Belgium. In our country, the myths – not the facts – are stubbornly maintained. As regards racism, our “recognized experts” on the extreme right have been announcing the death of antisemitism for almost ten […]
By Amb. Richard Schifter Feb. 5, 2014 – Anti-Israel activists seeking to impose boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) on Israel have been active on college campuses and among U.S. church groups for several years, but the media paid little attention until two months ago, when the American Studies Association adopted a resolution endorsing a boycott […]
By Ambassador Richard Schifter Jan. 5, 2014 – Summary: Friends of Israel must be prepared to deal later this year with a proposed UN General Assembly resolution which would call for UN member states to impose a boycotts, divestment, and sanctions program (“BDS”) against Israel. As the General Assembly lacks the power to mandate such […]