New Internationalist

Action & Resources

Issue 372

Campaigns and Organizations

International Day Against Fascism And Antisemitism – 9 November
An annual European initiative marking the anniversary of the kristallnacht pogrom, though there is no reason why groups in other parts of the world couldn’t participate. To get free posters and other resources and to find out more contact:

UNITED for Intercultural Action
European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees. Postbus 413, NL-1000 AK Amsterdam, Netherlands tel: +31-20-683-4778 email: [email protected]

Brit Tzedek V’Shalom (Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace)
A national organization of American Jews committed to Israel’s well-being through the achievement of a negotiated settlement to the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 11 E. Adams, Suite 707, Chicago, IL 60603, United States tel: +1-(312)-341-1205 email: [email protected]

Vidal Sassoon International Centre for the Study of Antisemitism
A research centre dedicated to an independent, non-political approach to the accumulation and dissemination of knowledge necessary for understanding antisemitism. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt Scopus, 91905 Jerusalem, Israel tel: +972-2-588-2494

Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism
Includes comprehensive analysis and news from many countries and regions worldwide.

Political Research Associates
PRA works to facilitate public understanding of the threat posed to democratic values and principles by the Right in the US. 1310 Broadway, Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02144, United States tel: +1-617-666-5300 email: [email protected]

Jews for Justice for Palestinians
A network of Jews in Britain opposed to Israeli policies that undermine the human, civil and political rights of the Palestinian people. PO Box 37402, London N3 2XG, Britain email: [email protected]

Sydney Jewish Museum
Includes exhibits about Jewish life in Australia & educational resources. 148 Darlinghurst Road Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia 2010 tel: +61-(0)2-9360-7999 email: [email protected]

Olive Co-op
British-based tour operator offering the opportunity to travel and meet Israeli and Palestinian groups working for peace and human rights. Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester M4 7HR, Britain email: [email protected]

Recommended reading

Antisemitism: A History Portrayed, edited by Janrense Boonstra, Hans Jansen and Joke Kniesmeyer, Anne Frank Foundation, 1993.

Racism: A Short History by George M Fredrickson, Princeton University Press, 2002.

A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People, edited by Eli Barnavi, Schocken Books, 1992.

Constantine’s Sword: The Church and The Jews by James Carroll, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001.

The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt, Harcourt, London, 1994.

Myth and Madness: The Psychodynamics of Antisemitism by Mortimer Ostow, Transaction Publishers, 1996.

Demonizing the Other: Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia, edited by Robert S Wistrich, Routledge, 1999.

After Such Knowledge: Memory, History and the Legacy of the Holocaust by Eva Hoffman, Secker & Warburg, 2004.

Denying the Holocaust by Deborah Lipstadt, Plume Books, 1994.

If This is a Man and The Truce by Primo Levi, Abacus, 1987.

Collected Poems, 1952-88 by Nissim Ezekiel, OUP India, 1990.

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Bantam, 1993.

Antisemitism Through the Ages edited by Shmuel Almog, Pergamon Press, 1988.

Articles, Essays and Magazines

Old Hates Fueled by Fear’ by Naomi Klein, Toronto Globe & Mail, 24 April 2002, reprinted at:

Terms of Abuse’ by Gary Younge, Guardian, 25 February 2002, available online at:,2763,656655,00.html

Antisemitism After September 11th’ by Esther Kaplan, Political Research Associates

Antisemitism’ by Cherie Brown, Brit Tzedek V’Shalom, Speech delivered at Hebrew College on 12 February 2003

Thoughts on Antisemitism’ by Penny Rosenwasser, Tikkun Magazine, July/August 2002. ‘How to Strengthen the Palestine Solidarity Movement by Making Friends with Jews’ by Guy Austrian and Ella Goldman, February 2003.

Searchlight Magazine The leading magazine against racism and fascism. PO Box 1576, Ilford IG5 0NG, Britain tel: +44-(0)20-7681-8660 email: [email protected]

Challenge A radical Arab-Israeli journal. email: [email protected]

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