Resources – Vol 3, Issue 3

614 eZine Resources

There is an abundance of information to be tracked down about anti-Semitism, and the following list is by no means comprehensive. But we wanted to share with you some of the extraordinary resources we checked out for this issue.

Anti-Defamation League (ADL): The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.

The London Conference on Combatting Antisemitism, February 2009: The Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism (ICCA) held its inaugural conference in February 2009. This landmark conference was hosted in partnership with the United Kingdom Parliament and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). It brought together parliamentarians from around the world in order to reshape the way in which anti-Semitism is confronted.

The Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism is a state forum that monitors anti-Semitic activities throughout the world. It coordinates the struggle against this phenomenon with various government bodies and Jewish organizations around the world.

“Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: Decoding the Relationship”: An interesting and extremely relevant article by sociologist David Hirsh (featured in this issue).

Why the Jews?: The Reason for Antisemitism by Dennis Prager (Simon and Shuster, 2008) From the bestselling authors of The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism comes a completely revised and updated edition of a modern classic that reflects the dangerous rise in anti-Semitism during the twenty-first century.

Yad Vashem: As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem safeguards the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is today a dynamic and vital place of intergenerational and international encounter.

At the time of publication, all of these links work. We apologize if they stop working in the future. Sometimes links “go dead,” and there is nothing we can technically do about it.

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