New Media, Old Anti-Semitism?

Elizabeth and Tony Comper Interdisciplinary Center
for the Study of Anti-Semitism and Racism

Has the honor to invite you to a symposium

New Media, Old Anti-Semitism?
Challenges for the 21st Century

to take place on Wednesday, April 30, 2008
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Aviva and Sammy Ofer Observation Gallery,
30th floor, Eshkol Tower, University of Haifa

10:00  Session One
Greetings: Prof. Aaron Ben-Zeev, President, University of Haifa
Chair: Prof. Arieh Kochavi, University of Haifa

Ms. Aviva Raz-Shechter, Director, Dept. for combating Anti-Semitism, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Struggle against Anti-Semitism

Mr. Eli Ha'Cohen, Netvision Institute for the Study of the Internet, Tel-Aviv University
Presentation: Anti-Semitism, Terror, and Digital Slander

11:30  Coffee break

11:45  Session Two
Chair: Prof. Yossi Nevo, University of Haifa

Prof. Gabriel Weimann, University of Haifa
Hezbollah's Slander Campaign on the Internet

Dr. Reuven Paz, Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center
Hatred of the Other in the Islamic Jihad Media

13:00-14:00  Lunch

14: 00 Session Three
Chair: Prof. Gustavo Mesch, University of Haifa

Dr. Oded Eran, formerly, Israel's Ambassador to the European Community
The Media as a Means in the Diplomatic Struggle against Anti-Semitism

Ms. Miri Eisen, Col. (Res.), past Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Media
The Influence of the Media in the War in Lebanon on Israel's Image in the World

Dr. Arad Nir, Foreign News Editor, Channel 2 News
Use of the Anti-Semitic Narrative in the World Media as a Tool for Political Goading

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