Abraham Cooper

Rabbi Abraham Cooper is the Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles. He has been extensively involved in Soviet Jewry issues, including helping to open the first Jewish cultural center in Moscow. For nearly 25 years he has overseen the SWC’s international social action agenda, which ranges from worldwide anti-Semitism and Nazi war crimes and restitution, to extremist groups and tolerance education.

Publications by Abraham Cooper

From Big Lies to the Lone Wolf: How Social Networking Incubates and Multiplies Online Hate and Terrorism

Abraham Cooper – From Big Lies to the Lone Wolf

How Social Networking Incubates and Multiplies Online Hate and Terrorism. A session of the November 8 2011 conference co-sponsored by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung on Incitement to Terror and Violence–New Challenges , New […] Read More »

Anti-Semitism and Terrorism on the Internet: New Threats

The explosive rise in Internet usage over the past few years has brought with it a new way of transmitting a wide range of well-known anti-Semitic messages. Terrorist, racist, bigot and anti-Semitic sites have emerged in large numbers and are sometimes linked. Traditional hate groups, such as neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan and skinheads proliferate on the web. Very different activist groups have built coalitions in the name of anti-globalization, anti-Americanism and attacks on Israel. The Internet Read More »

Anti-Semitism and Terrorism on the Internet: New Threats

The shared hatred of Jews encourages individuals and movements to overcome great differences in their worldviews. Alliances and coalitions are created virtually on the Internet, which is speeding up the connections of the Jews’ enemies. To date there is no organized response to the "Internet Front" from those who are combating terrorism. Read More »