The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Papers Presented for Discussion at the

International Conference

The Dynamics of Antisemitism in the Second Half of the 20th Century

Jerusalem, June 13-16, 1999

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Shmuel Almog The Aging of the Victimized Jew
Dina Porat Definitions of Antisemitism 
Dalia Ofer The Role of Antisemitism in the Historiography of the Holocaust 
Antony Lerman Antisemitism at the End of the Twentieth Century: The New Context of an Old Prejudice
Irwin Cotler The United Nations, Israel, Human Rights, and the New Anti-Jewishness
Anthony D. Kauders Democratization and Antisemitism in Postwar Germany
Gilad Margalit Political Antisemitism in West Germany: The Case of Gerhard Frey’s Newspapers
Richard Mitten Jews and Other Victims: The “Jewish Question” and Discourses of Victimhood in Austria
Mordechai Altshuler Between Governmental and Popular Antisemitism in the Soviet Union, 1945-1953
Theodore H. Friedgut The USSR, 1945-1991: Transformations of Antisemitism
Daniel Blatman Jews and Polish Society 1944-1946: Strangers in Their Own Land
Jonathan Judaken Reflections on the “Jewish Question” in Postwar France
Sander L. Gilman A Jew in East Germany: Secular Jewish Identity under State Socialism – The Case of Jurek Becker
Rotem Kowner Engaging Japanese Antisemitism in the 1990s: The Marco Polo Affair
Frank Stern Visual Representations of the Other - the “Semitic” Gaze from the Screen
Gottfried H.Wagner Performing Richard Wagner after the Holocaust: A Critical Approach to the Staging of “Nibelung’s Ring”
Leon Volovici Antisemitic Discourse in Post-Communist Eastern Europe: An Overview
András Kovács  Antisemitism in Present Day Hungary
Raphael Vago Patterns of Post-Communist Antisemitism in Eastern Europe
Esther Webman The Holocaust and the “Nakba” ? Recent Developments in the Arab Approach to the Holocaust
Yohanan Manor The Image of Jews and Judaism in School Textbooks of the Arab Countries
Milton Shain Muslim Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in South Africa, 1945-1998
Rainer Erb Antisemitism in Germany, 1948-1998: Politics, Culture, and Public Opinion
Gulie Ne’eman Arad The Holocaust and the Discourse of Victimhood in America
Leonard Dinnerstein The Decline of Antisemitism in the United States after World War II
Sergio I. Minerbi The Catholic Church’s Attitude toward Antisemitism after World War II
Graciela Ben Dror The Catholic Church in Latin America: Aspects of Antisemitism, 1965-1995
Yaakov Ariel Liberal Antisemitism and Conservative Philosemitism? Protestant Attitudes toward Jews
Gershon Nerel “Verus Israel?”: Jewish Believers in Jesus – A Challenge for the Church
Wolfgang Benz Denial of the Holocaust in the Growing Distance to the Historic Event. Is There a Chance of Defence?
Robert Wistrich Historical “Revisionism”: A Contemporary Form of Antisemitism.
Per Ahlmark How One Persson Made the Difference: Swedish Reactions to the Deniers of the Holocaust in 1989 and 1999.
Florent Brayard The Reception of the Denial of the Holocaust in France.
Roni Stauber From Revisionism to Holocaust Denial - David Irving as a Case Study.
Susan Sarah Cohen The Felix Posen Bibliographic Project on Antisemitism: An Overview.
David Weinberg The Response of European Jews to Antisemitism in the Immediate Postwar Period.
Simcha Epstein Patterns of Jewish Response to Antisemitism.
Hadassa Ben-Itto The Protocols of the Elders of Zion: The Lie that Wouldn’t Die
Claude Klein Struggling against Racism and Antisemitism: The Legal Approach
International Conference, June 1999

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