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Tag Archives: antisemitism
Andre Oboler and David Matas, Report from the Working Group on Online Antisemitism, The Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism
Report of the Online Antisemitism Working Group Andre Oboler and David Matas (Co-Chairs), Working Group 3 – Antisemitism Online: Cyberspace and the Media, the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism, 16-17 December 2009, Jerusalem, Israel.[i] Introduction This report represents the work … Continue reading
This was the opening presentation for the working group on Cyberspace and the Media at the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism. The session was held in the Knesset building and co-chaired by myself and David Matas. The presentation set the … Continue reading
This presentation to the Annual Conference of the Union of Progressive Judaism was one of the first public presentations about the CIE project. The talk explained the problems we were facing online and explained how to CIE project would to … Continue reading
This talk was presented to Madrichim (youth group leaders) at one of Melbourne’s Zionist Youth Groups. The presentation focused on both old style antisemitism online and the newer antisemitism 2.0
The Viral Spread of Hate: Facebook Holocaust Denial and the New Wave of Online Hate, Leo Baeck Centre
This public lecture focused on the viral nature of antisemitism 2.0. In particular it presented a synopsis of the Facebook Holocaust denial problem. Facebook and Holocaust Denial Extracts What happened… October / November 2008: Christoph Gunkel (German journalist) raises antisemitism … Continue reading
Andre Oboler, Facebook gives hatred a hand, The Guardian: Comment Is Free, 13 July 2009 By refusing to remove groups that deny the Holocaust, Facebook is aiding the spread of hate at a time of rising racism Facebook has decided … Continue reading
Antisemitism and Online Hate: How to address the risk to Israel and the Jewish People, Kehilat Nitzan
This public talk was organized by the Kehilat Nitzan, the Conservative Synagogue in Melbourne. The talk discussed traditional online antisemitism, from Jew Watch, Storm Front and the Adelaide Institute to Antisemitism 2.0 in social media. I also presented the growing … Continue reading
This presentation was to the information department of the Community Security Group in NSW. The presentation looked at different types of information that would normally be ignored and how this information could be of use to the community.
This talk was to year 12 students and staff and took place at lunch time to a packed audience. It was part of a lecture series organised by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. The talk examined campus issues in … Continue reading
10 Questions for Dr Andre Oboler: Expert on online anti-Semitism, The Australian Jewish News, October 31 2008, Life pg 16 When did it first occur to you to research online anti-Semitism? In late 2004, I was an officer of the … Continue reading