Voices on Antisemitism features a broad range of perspectives about antisemitism and hatred. This podcast featured dozens of guests over its ten-year run.
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December 18, 2008
In Plantations and Death Camps: Religion, Ideology, and Human Dignity, Beverly Mitchell looks at the history both of the Holocaust and of slavery in the U.S. to see what lessons about human dignity can be learned.
November 6, 2008
Antony Polonsky has learned that there are no simple answers to the large questions of history, no single view of the past. Any view of history must incorporate many truths, including some that may be difficult to accept.
July 3, 2008
In examining how the New York Times could have missed—or dismissed—the significance of the annihilation of Europe's Jews, Laurel Leff found many universal lessons for contemporary journalists.
May 8, 2008
Ilan Stavans has long thought of himself as an outsider, first as a Jew growing up in Mexico and now as a Mexican living in America.
February 28, 2008
Essayist and philosopher Alain Finkielkraut has become wary of contemporary antisemitism that casts Jews in the role of oppressor.
February 14, 2008
Fifty years after World War II, Israeli psychologist Dan Bar-On began bringing together children of Holocaust survivors with children of Nazi perpetrators for dialogue and reflection.
December 20, 2007
Alan Dershowitz is concerned over what he views as a rising tide of antisemitic speech on American college campuses.
August 2, 2007
Charles Small believes that scholars can play a critical role in combating antisemitism by helping human rights advocates and policy makers understand the long history and contemporary manifestations of the problem.
July 19, 2007
Cornel West encourages us to acknowledge our prejudices, rather than to pretend that they don't exist. He says that we must then formulate strategies to move to a higher moral ground.
April 26, 2007
Political philosopher Jean Bethke Elshtain finds herself increasingly concerned about the use of conspiracy theories to justify, or to disguise, hatred of Jews.