Mon 11 December 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Hangar 11 - יורדי הסירה 1, Tel Aviv, FREE, RSVP reqd
NGO Monitor and the World Jewish Congress invite you to a conference in memory of Prof. Robert Wistrich, “The Oldest Hatred Gone Viral.”
The conference will discuss three different aspects of contemporary antisemitism: antisemitism in academia, antisemitism and social media, and antisemitism and BDS.
Registration is required.
See complete program below.
10:15-12:15 “A Lethal Obsession” In Memory of Prof. Robert Wistrich
Speakers: Prof. Dina Porat, Chief Historian, Yad Vashem / Head, Kantor Center, Tel Aviv University; Prof. Alvin Rosenfeld, Director, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, Indiana University; Menachem Z. Rosensaft, General Counsel, World Jewish Congress
Moderator: Prof. Gerald Steinberg, President, Institute for NGO Research
13:00-14:30 “Cyberhate: A Different Kind of Conversation”
Speakers: Lt. Col. Peter Lerner, Former IDF Spokesperson; Lucy Aharish, Israeli-Arab News Presenter, Reporter, and Television Host; Daniel Swibel, Communication Director, “They can’t”
Moderator: Marcus Sheff, CEO, IMPACT-se
14:45-16:15 “The Power of a Name: Understanding the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement”
Speakers: Adam Shay, Senior Program Coordinator and Researcher, JCPA; Ben Dror Yemini, Journalist; Ori Sasson, Israeli Olympic Medalist
Moderator: Dr. Yoaz Hendel, Chairman, Institute for Zionist Strategies