National Identity, Assimilation, and Anti-Semitism in France and England in the 19th and 20th Centur


(May 1997)

Conference conducted with the participation of the French Embassy in Israel and in the presence of the Embassy's cultural and science attaché.

Prof. Andre Caspi, University of Paris, "The Jews in the National Memory at the End of the 20th Century."

Prof. Ralf Shor, University of Nice, "The ‘Unchanging' Jew in French Antisemitic Thinking in the Thirties."

Prof. Andre Jean Todesk, University of Bordeaux, "Antisemitism in 19th Century France Prior to the Dreyfus Trial."

Prof. Simcha Epstein, Hebrew University, "French Mutations in the Thirties: Philosemites Become Antisemites."

Prof. Ilan Grailsamer, Bar-Ilan University, "The Judaism of Léon Blum."

Prof. Renèe Poznanski, Ben-Gurion University, "Antisemitism and Rescue in France During the Second World War."

Prof. Gideon Shimoni, Hebrew University, "Identity as a Factor in Zionism and Anti-Zionism Among British Jews."

Dr. Daniel Gutwein, University of Haifa, "Antisemitism and Imperialism-The British Context."

Dr. Sharman Kadish, Hebrew University, "A Good Jew or a Good Englishman? The Jewish Youth Brigade and British-Jewish Identity."

Prof. Michael Cohen, Bar-Ilan University, "Antisemitism and Zionism-Churchill and Bevin."

Prof. Norman Rose, Hebrew University, "Non-Jewish Zionists."

Prof. Yerachmiel Cohen, Hebrew University, "French Jewry, British Jewry, and the Refugee Question-A Comparative Discussion."

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