Berlin: International Conference “Before, During and After the ‘Gaza War’. Contemporary Antisemitism and Perceptions of the Holocaust in Arab Countries, Turkey, Morocco and Among ‘Muslims’ in Europe”

conferenceTuesday, 16 December 2014, 3.30 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

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 Conference venue: Amadeu-Antonio-Stiftung, Linienstr. 139, 10115 Berlin

Public transport: S-Oranienburgerstraße, S+U-Friedrichstraße

Organized by: International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism

In Co-Operation with the Amadeu-Antonio-Foundation

Supported by Aktionswochen gegen Antisemitismus 2014

and Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft

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Berlin: Lecture – Antisemitism in Morocco – Abdellah Benhssi and Kim Robin Stoller

IIBSA-Abdellah-Benhssi16 November 2014, 18.30-20.30

Introduction Kim Robin Stoller Co-Director, International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism (IIBSA Berlin)

Lecture by Abdellah Benhssi  President, Organisation DIALOGUS. Moroccan national organisation to promote tolerance and to combat discrimination, racism and antisemitism


Alte Feuerwache

Seminarraum 4

Axel-Springer-Straße 40/41, 10969 Berlin

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Vienna Talk: Antisemitism, anti-Zionism and Holocaust Perception in Morocco. Theoretical Reflections on Islamic, (pan-)national and Ethnic Collective Identity Constructions, Kim Robin Stoller

Vienna, 4-6 September 2014

Mid-Term Conference: European Sociological Association, RN 31 Ethnic Relations, Racism and Antisemitism
Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Department of Art History, Campus Hof 9, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Vienna
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Morocco: National Meeting on promoting Tolerance and combating Antisemitism took place in Rabat, 14-15 June

Source: International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism (IIBSA), 17.6.2014

Rabat. 60 NGO activists, educators, blogger and journalists from 15 Moroccan cities and villages spread all over Morocco gathered on 14 and 15 of June in the Moroccan capital Rabat to discuss strategies in order to promote tolerance and to combat all forms of discrimination in Morocco, with a specific focus on antisemitism. The two-days event with the title „National Meeting on Tolerance. Towards a National Strategy to promote Tolerance“ was organized by the Moroccan nationwide organization Dialogus in cooperation with the International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism (IIBSA) based in Berlin and London. During the event, recommendations for state institutions and media were developed focusing on related main problems in Moroccan society: discrimination and hatred against homosexuals, Jews and Israel, handicapped people, the Amazigh (‘Berber’) population and Black people, as well as discrimination of women in general. Continue reading

Rabat: Conference on Tolerance and Antisemitism in Morocco


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Rencontre nationale sur la tolérance

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Rabat le 14-15 Juin 2014

Hôtel OSCAR Rabat Maroc

Sous le thème : vers une stratégie nationale pour la promotion de la tolérance

Conférence débat

Ateliers de formations

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Article: Moroccan Law Proposal suggests punishing contacts with Israel and Israelis with two to five years of imprisonment

Kim Robin Stoller (International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism) — download PDF

After World War II, there were more than 250 000 Jews living in Morocco. Most of them immigrated to Israel in the 1950s and 1960s, making the population from Morocco or with Moroccan descent the second largest in Israel. Today, a newly proposed law submitted by the majority of Moroccan parliamentarian groups asks for the punishment of contacts with Israel and Israelis with two to five years of imprisonment. Human rights activists from Morocco are condemning the proposal as “inhumane,” “unconstitutional” and “influenced by Nazi-tendencies” and are asking for help from the international community. Continue reading