New book: Günther Jikeli – European Muslim Antisemitism

European Muslim Antisemitism
Why Young Urban Males Say They Don’t Like Jews
Günther Jikeli
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“A valuable work of sociological research in a highly topical area of great relevance. By embracing a de-essentializing perspective, Jikeli helps the reader to understand the phenomenon in its full scope and makes it a useful tool for policy makers, educators, religious scholars, social workers, and sociologists.” —Alejandro Baer, University of Minnesota

Antisemitism from Muslims has become a serious issue in Western Europe, although not often acknowledged as such. Looking for insights into the views and rationales of young Muslims toward Jews, Günther Jikeli and his colleagues interviewed Continue reading

Tel Aviv: Talk – Attitudes toward Jews Among Muslim Communities in France and Germany, Gunther Jikeli

Conference: Europe, Germany and Contemporary Antisemitism
March 15, 2015 at the Bnei Zion auditorium, Tel Aviv

During the last few years antisemitism is on the rise in Europe. Violent manifestations and physical assaults against Jewish citizens became commonplace. Even more significant, is the sharp rise of the public anti-Semitic discourse. It seems that it has become a ‘bon-ton’ to be anti-Semitic, sometimes camouflaged by sophisticated use of language. But, should contemporary antisemitism be considered as a ‘Jewish problem’ only? Or is it a reflection of inherent problems of today’s Europe? Continue reading

(Deutsch) Gastbeitrag im Stern: Können Juden sich in Europa noch sicher fühlen?

Anschläge und Europawahl
Können Juden sich in Europa noch sicher fühlen?
31. Mai 2014, 15:00 Uhr

Nach dem Angriff auf das Jüdische Museum in Brüssel und dem Erstarken der Rechten im EU-Parlament sind viele Menschen verunsichert. Wie gefährlich ist Europa für Juden? Ein Gastbeitrag von Günther Jikeli

URL: http://www.stern.de/politik/deutschland/anschlaege-und-europawahl-koennen-juden-sich-in-europa-noch-sicher-fuehlen-2114298.html

Op-Ed (Haaretz): ‘Spawn of Israel’: Erdogan’s anti-Semitic obsessions

The pro-Erdogan Islamist newspaper blaming the Jews for Turkey’s mining disaster is just the tip of the iceberg: The Turkish PM’s anti-Semitism is deeply rooted and is now spreading more widely in Turkey.

By Günther Jikeli and Kemal Silay* | 22.05.14

Catastrophes provide governments with an opportunity to present themselves as true leaders during a crisis. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan Continue reading

New book (in German): Günther Jikeli/ FES (ed.) Raketen und Zwangsarbeit in Peenemünde – Die Verantwortung der Erinnerung

Cover Jikeli 2014 Raketen und Zwangsarbeit FES

Jikeli 2014 Raketen und Zwangsarbeit in Peenemuende FES

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Article: Boycotts in Perspective

Doerte Letzmann

1 July 2013

The international conference on “Boycotts – Past and Present” at the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, held in London from 19 to 21 June, had, according to the Institute’s director David Feldman, in advance been accused of bias. The conference was seen as both Hasbara, which is advocacy of the Israeli state, and antisemitic treachery. Continue reading