Tag Archives: Australia

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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Cyber Bullying, King David School

This talk was for a parent and student evening on cyber bullying. The presentation compared trends in Australia with the US and provided a forum for Questions and Answers on the topic.

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Israelis in the Diaspora: Playing it safe online while making a difference, Hamerkaz HaIsraeli

This talk, to an organization for Israelis living in Melbourne, focused on ways Israelis could act as a catalyst and a bridge to facilitate Hasbara from outside Israel. It also looked at some online security issues so people could remain … Continue reading

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Online Hate and Holocaust Denial: From Facebook to YouTube, North Eastern Jewish Centre

This talk to the North Eastern Jewish Centre in Melbourne was my first presentation exclusively focused on Holocaust denial. Opening the eyes of the audience to what was occurring online left many people in shock, including Holocaust survivors. The material … 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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The DurbanReview.org Project, Kehilat Nitzan

This was a mini-presentation on the DurbanReview.org project as part of a larger talk presented to Kehilat Nitzan. The talk discussed the content, audience, and impact of the Durban Review site as well as the concept in the context of … 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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The Tachlis: Online Community Engagement Strategies, Executive briefing NSW JBD

This was a confidential executive briefing for the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies. It outlines work being done in the online space across the Jewish world, a summary of the impact my own work had achieved, and a discussion of … Continue reading

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Israeli Units of Democracy, State Zionist Council of NSW

This talk was part of a panel for Yom Rabin which addressed the question, “is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East?” Israel’s system of government developed out of the political system of the yishuv. The form of proportional … Continue reading

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