Module 7: Contemporary Left Antisemitism, Dr. David Hirsh, Goldsmiths, University of London

The phenomenon of “new antisemitism” is discussed with modern examples of prominent antisemitic politicians and movements in social justice leftist movements. Dr. David Hirsh will detail these cases, how they threaten the existence of the Jewish people and the harsh reality of 21st-century leftist ideology.

Readings for this lecture

  1. David Hirsh, Contemporary Left Antisemitism (Routledge, 2017).
  2. Pierre-André Taguieff, Rising from the Muck: The New Antisemitism in Europe (Chicago, 2004).
  3. Ron Rosenbaum, Those Who Forget the Past: The Question of Anti-Semitism (New York: Random House, 2004).
  4. David Hirsh, ‘How raising the issue of antisemitism puts you outside the community of the progressive: The Livingstone Formulation’ in Eunice G. Pollack, ed., Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: Past & Present (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2016).