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Antisemitism reading group Part 2

Tue 15.09.20
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.

***Applications for this series are now closed***

Speakers:

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

Eran is a Jewish Labour Party activist.

Sponsoring Organisations:
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Session resources

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Session 2 excerpts

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Gal Gadot Isn't White

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April Rosenblum - The Past Didn't Go Anywhere

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I have to justify my Judaism because of the colour of my skin - In this article, four prominent black British Jews discuss their experiences of racism in the Jewish community and the challenge facing the Board of Deputies’ Commission on Racial Inclusivity.

Pride, no prejudice: we’re young, Jewish and black - Why do so many people assume all Jews are white? This article contains interviews with some young Jews of colour.

Treyf Podcast: The Iraqi Jewish Left with Orit Bashkin - Interview with Orit Bashkin, author of 'The New Babylonians: A History of Jews in Modern Iraq,' about the history of Iraq's Jewish left and why certain Jewish histories remain untold.

Twitter thread: A response to On White Jews - An excellent thread by Mark Tseng-Putterman in response to this Treyf podcast episode.

What are the origins of Muslim antisemitism? - Yaron Harel recounts the Damascus Affair, a famous example of the blood libel in 19th century Syria, and explores how this vicious European myth about Jews came to Syria.

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