An evening with Gerald Steinberg, Professor of Political Studies at Bar Ilan University in Israel and president of NGO Monitor, and Todd Gitlin, Professor of Journalism and Sociology and Chair of the Ph.D. Program in Communications at Columbia University. Discussion was moderated by Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University.
It is time for the UN to shed its image as a bastion of anti-Jewish hatred. Secretary General Guterres has taken important steps in this direction. UN adoption of the IHRA antisemitism definition and funding guidelines mirroring those of the EU would mark profound positive change.
Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk’s report proves why Canada was so disturbed by his appointment. The report has an antisemitic tinge, calling Israeli presence in the region avaricious, pathological, and rapacious, crudely resorting to bigotry as the complexities of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the thousands of years of Jewish history are erased.
The international community has long ignored the Palestinian weaponization of children. The Palestinian Authority, Fatah, Hamas, and other armed factions routinize the grooming of children from an early age as combatants in the Palestinian war against Israel and Jews. They have enacted a widespread and systematic program of violent and antisemitic incitement.
Professor Gerald Steinberg spoke at the first International Conference on Online Antisemitism, hosted by Israel's MFA and organized by ISCA and INACH.
The Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism - Discussion: "Lawfare, Human Rights Organizations and the Demonization of Israel" as part of the YIISA/IASA Conference "Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity" August 24, 2010