Category Archives: Europe

Yale Announces New Program for the Study of Antisemitism to Replace Discredited YIISA

The Yale Provost, Peter Salovey, wrote to friends of the university on 20 June announcing the establishment of the Program for the Study of Antisemitism (YPSA), which will replace the axed Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism. He … Continue reading

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When the New is Not So New: The Radical Right in Europe Today

Political observers and analysts always seem to be on the lookout for the ‘new’; that new political movement – on the right, or left, or even in the middle – marking a significant break with the past and telling us … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Jewish Renaissance in Poland: A European Story

It seems rare these days that good news stories about Jewish life in Europe make it into the mainstream media. And if such news comes out of Poland it’s as likely as not to be diluted by the usual stress … Continue reading

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Changing Jewish Perceptions of the Arabs and the Holocaust

This piece is cross-posted from Eretz Acheret where it was published on 10 March 2011. Spring is unfolding slowly this March. When I ventured out late last Thursday evening (3 March) to attend a session at the huge annual literary … Continue reading

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