October 21, 2004 | Dr. Yosef Govrin
This essay outlines the main factors characterizing the anti-Semitic movements and manifestations in the former Soviet Union (FSU) republics and Eastern European countries in the post-communist era, following the democratization and liberalization process taking place in these areas since the early 1990s.
October 15, 2003 | Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld
A trend toward increasing indifference in the Jewish community is being countered by a return to religious observance. The second Palestinian uprising in 2000 had a profound effect on American Jewish attitudes toward Israel. Most American Jews who care about Israel take their cue from the Israeli government, and in Israel, public opinion had also shifted, leading to the Labor party's dramatic demise in the 2003 elections.
November 16, 2002
Arab anti-Semitism is nowadays the major source of anti-Semitism in the world, the borders between anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism are in the process of being blurred, new centers of anti-Semitism have emerged in the Western world. These were major recurrent themes discussed at the 2nd Herbert Berman Memorial Symposium on Wednesday, November 13, 2002.