Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry

The Newsletter on Antisemitism and Racism-3

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  March 2012




From Our Database

Hungarian Jobbik Official Makes Antisemitic Remarks and Doubts Holocaust
  Dutch Far Right Party Launches Site against East Europeans
  Cartoons in New Book are Antisemitic, Claim Swedish Activists
  Venezuelan Opposition Candidate a Target of Virulent Antisemitic Attacks
  Christian and Jewish Graves Desecrated in Libya
Israel Player Abused by German Soccer Fans
Belgian Far Right Leader Unveils Anti-Muslim Poster

For further information on contemporary antisemitism and racism, search our Database.

Disclaimer: While we provide links to relevant books, articles, reports and conferences, we cannot assure freedom of access to those pages.

It should also be noted that the views expressed in those pages are solely those of the authors.




David Cesarani and Eric J. Sundquist, eds, After the Holocaust - Challenging the Myth of Silence (UK, 2011).

Richard L. Cravatts, Genocidal Liberalism: The University's Jihad against Israel and Jews (Sherman Oaks, CA, 2012).


Eva Horn und Michael Hagemeister,  Die Fiktion von der jüdischen Weltverschwörung - Zu Text und Kontext der "Protokolle der Weisen von Zion" (Göttingen, 2012).




Wolfgang Dreßen, "Antisemitismus: Von der Wannsee-Konferenz zum Remer Prozess - Teil 1" www.dradio.de, January 15, 2012).

Danielle Keats Citron and Helen Norton, "Intermediaries and Hate Speech: Fostering Digital Citizenship for Our Information Age" Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, pp. 1435-1484.






Book Reviews


Claudia Mende, on Antisemitismus und "Islamkritik". Bilanz und Perspektive (Anti-Semitism and Criticism of Islam. Appraisal and Perspectives), by Wolfgang Benz (Berlin, 2011).



Larry Eugene Jones, on Pope and Devil: The Vatican's Archives and the Third Reich, by Hubert Wolf (Cambridge, MA, 2010)


Michael Berenbaum, on Antisemitism: A History, edited by Albert S. Lindemann and Richard S. Levy (UK, 2010).


Edward Baring, on The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought, by Sarah Hammerschlag (Chicago, 2010).


Shannon Fogg, on L'Antisémitisme de bureau, by Laurent Joly (Paris, 2011).








Islamist Cyber Networks in Spanish-Speaking Latin America, Western Hemisphere Security Analysis Center of Florida International University, Miami, Florida (September 2011).



The Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Volume 3 No 2.


Conferences & Workshops

The Future of Holocaust Testimonies No. 2 - An International Conference and Workshop, Western Galilee College, Akko, 19-21 March 2012 

Second International Graduate Students Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University, Worcester Massachusetts, 29 March - 1 April 2012.

42nd Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, Monroe Community College Rochester, New York. 12-14 May 2012.

The Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, Northwestern University, 17-29 June 2012.

Nation States between Memories of World War II and Contemporary European Politics, University of Nottingham, 27-29 June 2012.

Genocide: Knowing the Past, Safeguarding the Future, San Francisco State University, 28 June – 1 July 2012.

Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellows Program, Auschwitz Jewish Center, New York, 1-24 July 2012.

Theological Contemplations and Debates vis-a-vis the Holocaust in Real Time, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, 9 July – 12 July 2012.

Exploring the Plight and Path of Jewish Refugees, Survivors, and Displaced Persons, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, 23 July-3 August 2012.

Forced Labor, Exploitation, War Production, 18t Workshop on History and Memory of NS Concentration Camps, "Denkort Bunker Valentin," Bremen, 23 July-3 August 2012.

The Trial of Adolf Eichmann - Retrospect and Prospect, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, 9-11 September 2012.

Kantor Center News and Events

  • Prof. Dina Porat, representing TAU and Yad Vashem, participated in the UNESCO International Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27) events at the organization's headquarters in Paris.
  • Prof. Dina Porat and Dr. Roni Stauber met with members of a delegation from the University of Southern California during their visit to TAU.
  • Prof. Dina Porat and Sarah Rembiszewski met with Israel's new ambassador to Germany, Yaacov Hadas, in order to brief him on recent trends in antisemitism and German  attitudes toward the Holocaust.
  • Ambassador David Peleg, head of WJRO (World Jewish Restitution Organization) and Amit Bayaz, of the Israel Foreign Office, came to the Center to discuss legal aspects of property restitution.
  • Other visitors to the Center in February included ADL representatives Susan Heller, Phyllis Algrabi and Carole Nuriel, and Jeremy Jones, who was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for his struggle against antisemitism and discrimination.
  • Dr. Roni Stauber, head of the Center's pages on Antisemitism and Racism, was nominated academic adviser of TAU Wiener Library.

The staff of the Kantor Center would like to express their thanks to Ms. Perlina Varon for faithfully sending information on relevant conferences since the start of The Newsletter.