Past Events

Webinar: The rise of extremist parties in Europe and the ramifications for Israel and the Jews

Thursday July 11, 2024
11:30

Against the backdrop of the dramatic election results in France, the Jewish People Policy Institute held a webinar on the ramifications for French Jews and relations with Israel.

The webinar took place on Thursday, July 11, between 11:30 – 14:00 IST, in English.

 

Greetings | 11:00 – 12:00

Prof. Yedidia Stern | President, The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI)

Major General Doron Almog | Chairman, The Jewish Agency for Israel

MK Oded Forer | Director, Knesset Committee for Aliyah and Diaspora Affairs

Dr. Nadia Beider | Fellow, The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI)

 

12:00 – 13:00 |  Session 1 

The European Radical Right, Jewish Communities, and Israel: Past, Present and Future

Moderator: Prof. Michal Bar-Asher Siegal | Senior Fellow, JPPI

Ms. Michal Kotler-Wunsch | Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism for Israel – The Radical Right’s Resurgence in Europe: Examining Potential Consequences

Mr. Eldad Beck | Author and Israel Hayom’s Berlin-based correspondent – “See us as we are today, and not 40 years ago.” Israel and Europe’s New Right

Prof. Sharon Pardo | Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev – Navigating Complexities: Israel’s Interactions with Europe’s Radical Right

 

13:00 – 14:00 | Session 2

French Legislative Elections: Analyzing Potential Outcomes and Impacts

Moderator and Respondent: Dr. Dov Maimon | Senior Fellow, JPPI

Ms. Simone Rodan Benzaquen | Director, AJC Europe – A Continental View: European Insights on the French Elections

Prof. Denis Charbit | Department of Sociology Political Science and Communication, The Open University of Israel – Contextualizing French Politics: A Broad Historical and Global Analysis

 

The event will be broadcast on the institute’s website and on its digital platforms.