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CAEF presents "Normalizing Antisemitism and What To Do About It" with Dr. Charles Small
Dr. Small is the Founding Director and President of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) and the Director of the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies, Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK.
Dr. Small was an Academic Visitor at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. He is also the Goldman Fellow, Harold Hartog School of Government and Policy, and a Senior Research Fellow, Moshe Dayan Centre for Middle East and African Studies, Tel Aviv University. Previously, he was the Koret Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He was the founding Director of the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA), the first interdisciplinary research center on antisemitism at a North American university. He was an Associate Professor and the Director of Urban Studies at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), and an Assistant Professor at Tel Aviv University in the Department of Geography. Charles is the author of books and articles including the six Volume “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” (Brill and ISGAP); and has created scholarly programming and research on contemporary antisemitism at top tier universities. Charles received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, McGill University, Montreal; M.Sc. in Urban Development Planning in Economics, Development Planning Unit (DPU), University College London; and a Doctorate of Philosophy (D.Phil), St. Antony’s College, Oxford University.
CAEF presents "Lethal Journalism, Antisemitism and Global Jihad" with Dr. Richard Landes
CAEF and CILR present "Israel: The Good Neighbour, Not an Apartheid State"
LTC (Ret.) Eyal Dror served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces for the past 24 years in a variety of positions in the frontline as a coordinator and liaison officer in the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT). Dror founded and served as the commander of the “Good Neighbor” unit – the Israeli aid to Syrian civilians in the Syria-Israel border area, which executed 700 humanitarian missions to aid and collaborate with Jewish, Christian and Muslim NGO’s. He readily dispels the myth of apartheid and other lies about Israel that are anti-Zionist “dog whistles”, clearly promoting Jew hatred.
CAEF and TZC presents "Forging a Path to Our Jewish Future" with Caroline Glick
On February 22, noted American-Israeli columnist, journalist, author and political commentator, Caroline Glick spoke in Toronto at Shaarei Tefillah Synagogue. Over 300 people attended in person. The event was co-sponsored by the Toronto Zionist Council (TZC) and the Canadian Antisemitism Education Foundation (CAEF). The evening was opened by TZC's Paul Rotenberg and CAEF's Shirley Anne Haber offered thanks to Ms. Glick.
CAEF presents "Does Radical Social Justice Ideology Fuel Antisemitism?" with David Bernstein
David Bernstein is a passionate advocate for the free expression of ideas and for Israel. He co-founded JILV which opposes illiberal ideologies and supports liberal values in and out of the Jewish community, a consortium of like-minded organizations supporting liberal principles. He is author of Woke Antisemitism: How a Progressive Ideology Harms Jews.
David is past President and CEO of Jewish Council for Public Affairs and former executive director of the David Project. He spent 13 years at the American Jewish Committee in senior roles. David is a prolific speaker, podcaster and writer, having written hundreds of opinion pieces in the Jewish and general press.
CAEF presents "Protesting the Protesters: Is Democracy Really Under Threat in Israel?"
Featuring guest speaker Douglas Altabef, Chair of Im Tirtzu, Israel’s largest grassroots Zionist organization.
Douglas Altabef was the principal of a money management firm in Manhattan, where he worked even after making Aliyah with his family in 2009. He retired from business in 2014 to devote himself to working on behalf of the Jewish People. He has been chair of Im Tirtzu since 2014.
Douglas is a director for a number of NGO’s, and writes extensively in English for such media as the Jerusalem Post, Jewish News Syndicate (JNS), and Arutz Sheva (Israel National News). He is a graduate of Columbia College and Harvard Law School, and is an avid pickleball payer.