Antisemitism 2021: The Role of Civil Society in a Polarized World
18:30 - 19:30
With the rise of global antisemitism, what is the role of civil society organizations? How does civil society contribute to both the problem and the solution? Join a discussion with Prof. Gerald Steinberg, David Peyman, and MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh as they delve into these issues.
David Peyman is Deputy Special Envoy in charge of combatting BDS, Eurasia Antisemitism and Special Projects. Prior to this appointment, he was in charge of 25 sanctions programs for Secretary Pompeo as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counter-Threat Finance and Sanctions.
Michal Cotler-Wunsh is a Member of the Knesset for the Blue and White party. She serves as Chair of the Special Committee on Drug and Alcohol Use, and as a member of the Foreign Affairs and Security, Law, Children’s Rights, Women’s Rights, and Immigration and Integration Committees.
Prof. Gerald Steinberg is founder and president of NGO Monitor and professor emeritus at Bar Ilan University. His current research focuses on the politics of human rights, soft power, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). His book, Menachem Begin and the Israel-Egypt Peace Process: Between Ideology and Political Realism, was published in 2019.