Coordinators: Harriet Finkelstein, Marian Friedmann, Bob Reiss, Rick Salter, Sandra Southwell
This course will explore anti-semitism from ancient times to its current mani-festation. It will be interesting to anyone of any faith, race, and background who wants to understand fully the magnitude of hatred toward a people and how it can distort and destroy both soul and society.
A WEEK / THURSDAY / 10:30am to 12:00pm
Topics to be discussed in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.
- Antisemitism in Hollywood
- Antisemitism in the world of Art
- Holocaust Denial
- BDS/Antisemitism on university campuses/in academia
- The history of Antisemitism in England
- Myths about Jews and Money
- Past-Prominent Americans critical of Jews; Present-On-line hate of Jews
- The history of Antisemitism in Iran
- Antisemitism in world literature
- Black/Jewish relations throughout history
- The history of Antisemitism in eastern Europe
- Guest speaker: Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism