Speaker - Robert Wistrich

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Robert Wistrich is director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism and Neuburger professor of European and Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A prolific author, Wistrich has written extensively on the history of anti-Semitism, Jews and socialism, Nazi Germany, and related topics. Between 1999 and 2001 Wistrich was one of six scholars appointed to an international Catholic-Jewish historical commission to examine the wartime record of Pope Pius the XII.

More recently, in June 2003, he initiated and acted as chief historical advisor for a BBC film documentary on contemporary Muslim anti-Semitism, entitled "Blaming the Jews." Since 2003, he has edited the research journal Anti-Semitism International and the Posen Papers in Contemporary Anti-Semitism. Most recently, Wistrich is the author of A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad.

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A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism Then and Now

01.04.10 | 01:35:29 min | 34 comments