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In this course, 50 leading scholars from all over the world explored questions and issues relating to antisemitism including: What are the origins of antisemitism? How has it changed throughout history? How has it served a range of cultures, societies and ideologies? And how is it expressed today? Navigating more than 2,000 years of history, the course provided its learners with tools to better understand and identify antisemitism, both in the past and in the present.
6 weeks, 3 hours per week
Project manager, content developer and educator at the E-Learning Department at Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies
Content developer and educator at the E-Learning Department at Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies
- Discuss what antisemitism is and what is unique about it
- Identify antisemitic language and actions in the past and in the present
- Explain the historical and ideological roots of antisemitism and how it has developed
- Identify different types of antisemitism presented in the course and explain the differences, commonalities and dynamics between them
- Discuss the characteristics of antisemitism today
- Distinguish between antisemitism and legitimate criticism of the State of Israel
- The nature of hate
- The perception of the “other” in the Greco-Roman world
- The advent of Christianity and its effect on the history of antisemitism
- The Middle Ages and anti-Jewish discourse, libels and violence
- The ideologies and revolutions of the Modern Period and their impact on the development of antisemitism
- Nazi ideology and the Holocaust
- Antisemitism in the Far-right and Far-left
- Holocaust Denial
- Anti-Zionism and antisemitism
- The case of the Islamic and Arab world
- Online hate
Issued on 11th May 2019
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