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As the population of Holocaust survivors declines and antisemitism across the globe escalates, The Gross Family Center for the Study of Antisemitism and the Holocaust is on the front lines working to raise awareness of the Holocaust through powerful and educational public programming that addresses the history of the Holocaust, the singular most catastrophic genocide in history, and its consequences including the challenges of contemporary antisemitism.

The Gross Family Center for the Study of Antisemitism and the Holocaust is a program of the Gayle and Paul Gross Family Foundation.

Event Schedule

The New/Old Antisemitism – How 19th Century Socialist Antisemitism Led to Today’s New Antisemitism

March 7, 2021
11 AM
Daniel Greenfield
Indian Spring Country Club, Boynton Beach

Daniel Greenfield is an investigative journalist covering terrorism, the Middle East, and antisemitism in Europe.

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The “New Antisemitism” isn’t new. The hatred that animates BDS, that scapegoats Israel, denies the legitimacy of Zionism, and justifies violence against Jews is not a new phenomenon, but a resurgence of 19th century antisemitic stereotypes of Jews circulated by socialists from Fourier to Marx. Progressive Antisemitism was born when socialist populists fused medieval antisemitic stereotypes that led to Stalin’s gulags, Nazi Germany, and demonization of the Jewish State today.

Daniel Greenfield is an investigative journalist covering terrorism, the Middle East, and antisemitism in Europe. He has exposed the antisemitic ties of elected officials and organizations, the media bias that skews coverage, the rising antisemitism among Islamist organizations in America, and the growing terror threat that unites America and Israel in a common struggle for the future. Greenfield is a Shillman Journalism Fellow with the David Horowitz Freedom Center.

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    Failure of Jewish Leadership and its Consequences

    March 14, 2021
    11 AM
    Avi Goldwasser
    Fountains Country Club, Lake Worth, Florida

    Avi GoldWasser has been an activist on college campuses for over 15 years. He co-founded, and was the Executive Director of The David Project, an organization dedicated to teaching college and high school students about the Middle East conflict.

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    It’s becoming obvious to many Jews that, despite the success and wealth of the community, we are living in a state of siege and increased anxiety. Practically every Jewish institution in America now needs significant security. Jews are murdered in Pittsburgh, San Diego and Jersey City, beaten on the streets of Brooklyn, bullied and harassed in the universities, defamed by The New York Times and CNN, and now maligned in the U.S. Congress. There are many reasons for the current situation. Many are not within our control, but one thing truly ought to be: Jewish leadership.

    Avi GoldWasser has been an activist on college campuses for over 15 years. He co-founded, and was the Executive Director of The David Project, an organization dedicated to teaching college and high school students about the Middle East conflict. He currently works with Americans for Peace and Tolerance, an activist group in Boston focused on educating the public about the radical threats to academic integrity at America’s universities. He has produced and directed several documentaries including the award-winning “Forgotten Refugees” and “The J Street Challenge”. His recent film is “Hate Spaces: The Politics of Intolerance on Campus”. He is a child of Holocaust survivors, and has worked as a financial executive in high tech.

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      Foreign Funding Fueling Jew Hatred on Campus

      April 11, 2021
      11 AM
      Michael J Bass
      Fountains Country Club, Lake Worth, Florida

      Over the last decade, Michael has extensively researched and investigated antisemitism on college campuses, and their funding by hostile nations working to delegitimize Israel and its supporters.

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      A new phenomenon of radical networks, in evidence across colleges and universities, particularly those with Middle East Study centers, has compounded the already threatening and abusive environment that Jews on campuses have had to endure. The effect of foreign funding to these campuses in creating and tolerating this horrific situation, will be fully detailed and explored. Billions of dollars have been flowing into these universities for decades, in large part from nations hostile to the US. With these billions of support, extremist scholars, radical anti-Israel/anti-Jew groups, academia, and various others (through intersectional alliances) have emerged. These networks energize those involved, allowing them to metastasize and spread across campus groups and colleges throughout many states in the nation, presenting a formidable threat and an abhorrent atmosphere for Jewish students. By following the money, this presentation will shed light on these foreign and direct dangers resulting in hotbeds of antisemitism and Jew hatred in American institutions of higher learning.

      Over the last decade, Michael has extensively researched and investigated antisemitism on college campuses, and their funding by hostile nations working to delegitimize Israel and its supporters. His work was presented in the Knesset and at Israeli Universities and Intelligence groups. His research was also recently presented at the Department of Justice Summit on Antisemitism in Washington DC, which was, in part, responsible for the subsequent investigation into massive underreporting of foreign funding to US colleges.

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        Living With The Sins Of Their Fathers: The Children Of Nazi War Criminals

        January 10, 2021
        Dr. Irving Berkowitz
        Temple Beth El, West Palm Beach

        The son of Holocaust survivors, Dr. Irving Berkowitz is a widely respected scholar and public speaker on the Holocaust and contemporary antisemitism.

        Why Jews Are Worrying About Their Democratic Party Roots

        January 24, 2021
        Michelle Terris and Sofia Manolesco
        Temple Beth El, West Palm Beach

        The annihilation of traditions leads to inevitable persecution of those who practice their culture. They are seen as opposing State control. One cannot serve two masters: G-d or the State. Exposing the socialist lie can dampen the explosion of contemporary antisemitism.

        The Campus War Against Israel & Jews

        February 21, 2021
        Dr. Richard L. Cravatts
        Fountains Country Club, Lake Worth, Florida

        Richard Cravatts, PhD, is the author of “Dispatches from the War Against Israel & Jews” and a leading authority on academic antisemitism and Israel hatred.

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