Tag Archives: Melbourne

Video Activism, CIE Social Media Workshop

In October I organized a social media workshop which was run (in slightly different formats) in Sydney and Melbourne. In addition to my own presentation on online distribution and seeding, the workshop in Melbourne included presentations from David Olesker, Ariel … Continue reading

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Boycotts, Divestments and Sanctions, BDS Working Group

I ran two full day workshops on the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions movement ahead of the first national BDS conference in Melbourne. The working groups took place in both Melbourne and Sydney and provided an understanding of global BDS, details … Continue reading

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Limmued Oz 2010

I presented three sessions for Limmud Oz in 2010. The sessions were: Responding to Antisemitism and Holocaust denial online, An in depth look at online hate, and Getting your message across online. The session on messaging took place in a … Continue reading

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CIE’s Mission, JCCV Executive Briefing

This presentation to the executive of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria explained CIE’s mission and focus and how this might interact with organizations in Victoria.

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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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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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