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

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Online Antisemitism: Cyberspace and the Media, Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism

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

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Community Internet Engagement – from Antisemitism to Zionism, Union of Progressive Judaism

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

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Antisemitism and Online Hate: How to address the risk to Israel and the Jewish People, Betar

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

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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

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Andre Oboler’s article, “Facebook gives hatred a hand”, from The Guardian’s Comment Is Free

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

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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

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Internet Monitoring, the Community Security Group (NSW)

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.

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Naaseh venishma: making a difference online while learning, Emanuel School

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

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A feature on Dr Andre Oboler in The Australian Jewish News

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

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