Spring 2021 Schedule / History / ANTISEMITISM: PAST,PRESENT, FACTS, MYTHS

Coordinators: Harriet Finkelstein, Marian Friedmann, Bob Reiss, Rick Salter

This course will explore anti-semitism from ancient times to its current manifestation. 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

DatePresenterTopic
02/04
Harriet Finkelstein
What is Antisemitism? Ancient Roots
02/18Marian FriedmannThe History of Antisemitism in Germany
03/04Larry ShapiroIslam and the Jews
03/18Ruth WardThe History of Antisemitism in France
04/08Rick SalterJews and the Death of Christ
04/22Harriet FinkelsteinThe History of Antisemitism in the U. S.
05/06
Bob Reiss
Blood Libel and The Protocol of the
Elders of Zion

Following are some topics to be discussed in this course during the 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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