ESRA Raanana Course with Yudit Weil 'Anti-Semitism: the Mutating Virus'
ESRA Raanana presents
A new course with Yudit Weil M.A.
ANTISEMITISM – THE MUTATING VIRUS
This course will be reviewing the history of Anti-Semitism, looking at the sociological, economic, religious, political and psychological aspects of it in order to get a better understanding of the issue.
Four sessions on Tuesdays in March 2017 14:00 - 16:00
Yudit, an experienced lecturer in Jewish studies, was born in Jerusalem. After the IDF she moved to London, where she studied Jewish Studies at University College London and Jews College. She was head of Jewish studies at the North London Collegiate School, and lectured in adult education programs at the Spiro Institute, the London School of Jewish Studies and the London Jewish Museum.
- 7 March: Religious Anti-Semitism: Attitudes towards Jews from ancient times. Roman scholars and Church fathers writings formed the basis for the legal status of Jews in medieval Europe. How did Jews survive crusades, expulsions, blood libels and religious disputations?
- 14 March: Did they have it better in Islamic lands? Attitude towards Jews according to the Koran and in practice
- 21 March: Rise of Secular and Racial anti-Semitism in Western Europe. 19th century Germany; The Enlightenment in France and Germany; out of the ghettos. Tsarist Russia; life in the Pale of Settlement and beyond; anti-Jewish riots; pogroms,
- 28 March: Secular Anti-Semitism Central Europe in the 20th century - The Protocol of the Elders of Zion, the Dreyfus Affair, Germany in post-WWI leading to the rise of Nazism; Post-WWII - Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism?
Cost: For the whole Course: NIS 220; ESRA members NIS 180
Per Session: NIS 60; ESRA members NIS 50
5 Klausner St.
ESRA Beit Fisher
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