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Certificate of Achievement

David Chapman

has completed the following course:

Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present

Yad Vashem

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

Educators

Yossi Kugler

Project manager, content developer and educator at the E-Learning Department at Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies

Yad Vashem

Dafna Dolinko

Content developer and educator at the E-Learning Department at Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies

Yad Vashem

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • 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

Syllabus

  • 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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Free online course:

Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present

Yad Vashem