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Antisemitism and divisions over Israel in Diaspora Jewish communities: The exploitation of Jewish difference Event

Dr Reverend James Parkes
Time:
18:00
Date:
1 May 2018
Venue:
Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton SO17 1BF

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Event details

Part of The Parkes Institute's Research Seminar Series for 2017/18.

Antisemitism and divisions over Israel in Diaspora Jewish communities: The exploitation of Jewish difference

Divisions over Israel have become an increasingly significant feature of Diaspora Jewish communities in recent years, leading at times to serious conflicts and difficulties in communal cooperation. These divisions have begun to be recognised outside Jewish communities as well, and in some cases have been leveraged by those accused of antisemitism to provide ‘alibis’ for their words and deeds. All but the most extreme antisemites can find sections of Jewish opinion that will indemnify them, In this talk I will give some examples of this emerging phenomenon.

Portrait photo of Dr Keith Kahn-Harris
Dr Keith Kahn-Harris

Speaker information

Dr Keith Kahn-Harris, Leo Baeck College,Dr Keith Kahn-Harris is a senior lecturer at Leo Baeck College, an associate lecturer at Birkbeck College and runs the European Jewish Research Archive at the Institute for Jewish Policy Research. His books include: Uncivil War: The Israel Conflict in the Jewish Community (2014), Judaism: All That Matters (2012) and (with Ben Gidley) Turbulent Times: The British Jewish Community Today.

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