Courses / History / ANTISEMITISM: PAST,PRESENT, FACTS, MYTHS

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

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