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Antisemitism reading group Part 1

Tue 08.09.20
5:30pm7PM
GMT+1 / British Summer Time
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Eran Cohen and Keziah Berelson lead a four-part series on the origins and manifestation of antisemitism in the UK. Drawing on contemporary and historical sources, TWT’s antisemitism reading group examines the role of antisemitism in modern Europe. The series takes a deeper look at the structural role antisemitism plays in society, looks at the ways antisemitism intersects with other forms of oppression and proposes the means to combat it.

Speakers:

Keziah is a community engagement worker and Jewish Labour Party member.

Eran is a Jewish Labour Party activist.

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Session resources

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Short paragraphs on antisemitism

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Maxime Rodinson - Jewish Problem to Jewish Nation excerpts

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Maxime Rodinson - A Bit of Clarity

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Rabbi Sacks on the connection between, antisemitism, anti-Zionism, Judaism and Israel - This six minute video explains a prominent right-wing rabbi’s (Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of Orthodox Judaism) view of antisemitism and anti-Zionism.

Antisemitism: From its Origins to the Holocaust - This series of videos (total run-time roughly 80 minutes) from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum gives an overview of the history of antisemitism in Europe.

Treyf Podcast: On Antisemitism - This left-wing podcast episode (40 minutes) is an interview with two contributors to Jewish Voice for Peace’s collection of essays, On Antisemitism. They speak with Mark Tseng-Putterman and Tallie Ben Daniel about JVP’s book, ‘On Antisemitism: Solidarity and the Struggle for Justice.’ They talk about the Jewish right’s understanding of Antisemitism, the Jewish left’s struggle to present a coherent alternative, and whose voices get centred in these conversations. This podcast episode will also be relevant in the other sessions.

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